Michelle Fitzpatrick

Michelle Fitzpatrick has co-authored many nonfiction books, including a number of New York Times and international bestsellers. She writes on a wide variety of topics, including health, psychology, sexuality, neuroscience, and education. She has an MA in literature and creative writing from the University of Houston and an EdM in Mind, Brain, and Education from Harvard. She is the co-author, with Vanessa Rodriguez, of The Teaching Brain: The Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education (The New Press). She lives in Massachusetts.

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News and Reviews

Latino USA

Vanessa Rodriguez discusses Latino students in the classroom on Latino USA.


Truthdig reviews The Teaching Brain, "A work that every teacher in American can benefit from reading.”

Publishers Weekly

The Teaching Brain is reviewed in Publishers Weekly

Books by Michelle Fitzpatrick

The Teaching Brain
An Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education

Vanessa Rodriguez, Michelle Fitzpatrick