Carrie Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Language, Learning, and Leadership
Office: TH E 258 Phone: (716)673-3702
Dr. Carrie Fitzgerald teaches Psychological Foundations of Education courses including
developmental and educational psychology. Dr. Fitzgerald’s experience includes school
counseling and evaluation, and she has served as an educational consultant and data
analyst for local school districts.
- Grief & Loss
- Pediatric Terminal Illness
- Hospice & Palliative Care
- Children’s Quality of Life
- School Safety
- Member: International Society for Quality of Life Research; Special Interest Groups:
Response Shift, Quality of Life Assessment in Children & Adolescents, New Investigators
- Member: American Counseling Association
- Member: New York State School Counselor’s Association
- Fitzgerald, C.B., Donnelly, J.P., Huff, S.M., & Mesmer, C.M. (October 2008). The Needs of Children at the End-of-Life: A Case Synthesis. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the International Society for Quality
of Life Research, Montevideo, Uruguay.
- Mesmer, C.M., Donnelly, J.P., Fitzgerald, C.B. & Huff, S.M. (August 2006). The Needs of Families of Dying Children: A Case Synthesis. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, New
- Huff, S. M., Donnelly, J.P., Mesmer, C.M. & Balone, C. (2003, April). Multidimensional models of child and family needs in pediatric palliative care. Paper presented at the 4th Joint Clinical Conference, National Hospice and Palliative
Care Organization, Denver.
- Doctor of Philosophy, 2005, State University of New York at Buffalo, Counselor Education,
Dissertation: The Needs of Children at the End-of-Life: A Case Synthesis.
- Master of Science, 1997, Canisius College, Counselor Education
- Bachelor of Arts, 1995, Canisius College, Psychology