Candace V. Fitzpatrick
Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy - Graduate Studies Program
Phone: (860) 297-2151 Office Location: Hansen Hall
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Trinity College faculty member since 2020
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M.P.A., Univ. of Connecticut
B.S.N., Univ. of Virginia

Candace Fitzpatrick is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the College’s graduate program in Public Policy.  Professor Fitzpatrick is also affiliated with the University of Connecticut’s Department of Public Policy, having both managed federal, state, and local public policy research projects and taught graduate classes in Not-for-Profit Leadership and Management during her tenure.  She began her public service career in 1994 with her election to the Simsbury, CT Board of Selectmen; she later served for 12 years as an elected member of Simsbury’s Board of Finance.  As an elected official, Fitzpatrick led the creation of Simsbury’s first Open Space policy, which has helped enable the preservation of substantial farm and woodlot acreage in the community over the past two decades.

Professor Fitzpatrick began her career as a Registered Nurse in acute care settings in hospitals in New York, NY and Washington, DC.