Don Fitz received his Ph.D. in 1974 from the University of Texas at Austin and has published research on social and community psychology in multiple professional journals. Dr. Fitz was a research psychologist for 25 years at St. Louis State Hospital. He has taught Environmental Psychology at Washington University and Fontbonne University in addition to many other psychology courses at colleges and universities in the St. Louis area.
In addition to research published in academic psychology journals, articles by Dr. Fitz have appeared in Monthly Review, Z Magazine, Radical America, Ideas and Action, Workers Democracy, La Estiba: Voz de los Puertos, Synthesis/Regeneration, Green Social Thought, teleSUR, MRZine, ZNet, CounterPunch, Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal, Climate & Capitalism, UpsideDownWorld, AlterNet, Black Agenda Report, TruthOut, Grist, Dissident Voice, Occupy Monsanto, Occupied Tucson Citizen, Countercurrents, Houston Chronicle, and St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Dr. Fitz is on the Editorial Board of Green Social Thought, which is sent to members of The Greens/Green Party USA. He is on the National Committee of The Greens/Green Party USA. Dr. Fitz produced the show Green Time in conjunction with KNLC-TV in the City of St. Louis for over 20 years. He conceptualized and designed the successful 2015 campaign for Proposition H, which protects several historic buildings in University City, Missouri. He was the 2016 candidate of the Missouri Green Party for Governor.
Dr. Fitz has published a series of articles on the Cuban medical system in Monthly Review, Z Magazine, and Green Social Thought, as well as several online publications. He has visited Cuba eight times and interviewed dozens of Cuban medical personnel.