Dr. Hiram E Fitzgerald is University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology and Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement at Michigan State University. He also is Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan Addiction Research Center, and Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Edith Cowan University, School of Arts and Humanities, Western Australia.
Fitzgerald earned his Ph.D. degree in developmental psychology (1967) from the University of Denver. He is Honorary President of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association of Psychological Science. Fitzgerald has published over 450 journal articles, chapters, and books. In 2014, he was elected into the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship.