Auburn University, 1994
Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
Romantic/marital relationships, friendships in young adulthood, social support, undergraduate
Fitzpatrick, J. (2012). Support and interference from social network members: A conceptual framework. In M. Paludi (Ed.), Psychology of love (pp.73-88). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO PublisherS.
Quek, K., & Fitzpatrick, J. (In Press). Cultural values, self-disclosure and conflict tactics as predictors of marital satisfaction among Singaporean husbands and wives. Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families.
Fitzpatrick, J., & Kostina-Ritchey, E. (In Press). US families’ adoption of Chinese daughters: A narrative analysis of family themes in children’s books. Family Relations.
McGaha, V., & Fitzpatrick, J. (2010). Employment, academic and extracurricular contributors to college aspirations. Journal of College Admissions, 207, 22-29.
Fitzpatrick, J., Sharp, E., & Reifman, A. (2009). Midlife singles’ willingness to date partners with heterogeneous characteristics. Family Relations, 58, 121-133.
Fitzpatrick, J., Liang, S., Feng, D., Crawford, D., Sorell, G., & Morgan-Fleming, B. (2006). Social values and self-disclosure: A comparison of Chinese native, Chinese resident (in U.S.) and American spouses. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 37, 113-127.
Fitzpatrick, J., Feng, D., & Crawford, D. (2006). The role of loneliness, network support, and network interference in undergraduate women’s homesickness. In A. Garcia (Ed.), Personal relationships: International studies (pp. 33-39). Vitória, Brazil: Federal University of Espirito Santo Press.
McGaha, V. & Fitzpatrick, J. (2005). Personal and social contributors to dropout risk for undergraduate students. College Student Journal, 39, 287-297.
Fitzpatrick, J., Feng, D., & Crawford, D. (2003). A contextual model analysis of women’s social competence, affective characteristics, and satisfaction in romantic relationships. Journal of Family Communication, 3, 107-122.
Bryan, L., Fitzpatrick, J., Crawford, D., & Fischer, J. (2001). The role of network support and interference in women's perceptions of romantic, friend, and parental relationships. Sex Roles, 45, 481-499.