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Margaret Fitzgerald

Margaret Fitzgerald (Ph.D., Iowa State University)

Office Phone - 701-231-8280

Core Area: Family Economics and Policy 

Research Interests: Financial counseling and planning; Husbands and wives who own and operate family businesses together; Family business and economically vulnerable/viable communities; Gender and management issues in family business




Family Business Research Group

Margaret Fitzgerald, Ph.D., is a member of the Family Business Research Group.  Also know as regional research projects NE-167 and NC-1030, the group collected the data for the National Family Business Survey, 1997, 2000 and 2007 panels.   Dr. Fitzgerald currently chairs the technical committee for the NC 1030 project.

NC1030 is an inter-disciplinary, inter-university research project with faculty involvement from eleven landgrant universities interested in family business research from the perspective of family, business, or the interplay between the two systems.  The eleven universities include:

Iowa State University
Montana State University
North Dakota State University
The Ohio State University
Oklahoma University
Purdue University
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Kentucky
University of Minnesota
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Utah State

Download NC1030 Family Firms and Policy

NIMSS Family Firms and Policy Website


North Dakota Mental Health & Aging: Clinician's Training Project

As a member of the gerontology faculty at NDSU, Dr. Fitzgerald is also the recent Principal Investigator on the North Dakota Mental Health and Aging: Clinician’s Training Project

The Mental Health & Aging Clinician Training is available by a grant from the North Dakota Human Services Department to the NDSU Gerontology Program. Our goal of this grant is to provide Clinicians with proper training on the subject of Mental Health & Aging. Contuining Education credits are available through the NDSU Distance Education Office.

Educational units include:

  • Overview of Aging and Mental Health
  • Accessment and Diagnosis
  • The Aging Brain
  • Psychosocial and Pharmacological Treatment
  • Wellness and Prevention
  • Resources and Referrals

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Last Updated: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10:14:31 AM