Dr. Michael FitzGerald


Areas of Expertise
  • Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
  • History of Continental Philosophy
  • Kant
  • Logic
  • Phenomenology

Michael FitzGerald is a professor emeritus in the department of philosophy and religion at Medgar Evers College (MEC) and a professor of philosophy at the CUNY School of Professional Studies.

Previously, he served as vice president for information services and academic technology as well as associate provost at MEC.

He received a BA from Colgate University and a PhD in philosophy from the New School for Social Research in New York City. FitzGerald held post-doctoral fellowships at the University of California at Berkeley, Cornell University, and Columbia University. At Stanford University, he was a research fellow in academic computing at the School of Education. FitzGerald served as a faculty fellow in the CUNY-IBM Multimedia Courseware Development Initiative.

FitzGerald published on issues related to computing in higher education and appeared on national television (PBS) in the "Technology in Education" series, and has been recognized on multiple occasions as a National Technology Champion by the late US Congressman Major Owens.

He is an outdoors person who loves to hike, play tennis and golf, and star-gaze. He is grateful to live on a beautiful planet and wants to keep it that way.


PHIL 10 - Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 110 - Critical Thinking

Academic Programs

Undergraduate Program

General Education

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