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Media Psychology Programs

Fielding’s Media Psychology programs enable students to enter at their qualification, readiness and goal levels. The PhD in Media Psychology program provides a research-based program that informs practice in an evolving field of study. The Masters of Arts in Media Psychology is 100% online, applies psychological science to media and technology landscapes. The 3-course Certificate in Media Psychology program is also 100% online, and offers emphases in Media Neuroscience and Brand Psychology & Audience Engagement.

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Dr Benjamin Bowman is a lecturer at the Manchester Centre for Youth Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Benjamin’s current research project, entitled ‘Youthquakes’, is a participatory action research project co-produced with young people. The initial phase of the study included qualitative work at climate strikes in the UK (Bowman, B. 2019: forthcoming). Benjamin is co-chair and treasurer of the Young People’s Politics Specialist Group, Political Studies Association.   SYMPOSIUM SESSION The New Activism – continuity and change in social movements WEBSITE

Regina M. Tuma is a member of the doctoral faculty in Media Psychology at Fielding Graduate University. She is a social psychologist with interests in perception, cognition, Gestalt theory, and the history of psychology as a source of innovation for media psychology. Current research interests include the psychology of social media; psychology and the critique of Big Data; critical approaches to media psychology; social media research methods; social representation theory and Bartlett’s serialization method as epistemological approaches to social media research; relationship between mind (cognition) and technology; the cognitive and social psychological aesthetics of social media; social media activism; and social media as public culture. Her social justice interests include: the perils of predictive analytics; differential use and impact of Big Data culture...

Sharon Coen obtained her ‘Laurea’ degree in Psychology at the Universita’ degli Studi di Padova, where she worked under the supervision of Professor Anne Maass on her Master level project entitled ‘Attitude measures and behaviour: Which connection? A study about religious intergroup relations’. In 2007, she obtained her PhD in Social Psychology at the University of Sussex where she worked under the supervision of Professor Rupert Brown. Her thesis was entitled: ‘Collective Guilt and Shame in Intergroup relations. The effects of group based guilt and shame on intergroup attitudes and prosocial behaviour’. Between October 2007 and January 2012, she worked at Christ Church University in Canterbury as a Lecturer and then a Senior Lecturer in Psychology. In 2010, she obtained...

Psychologist, Psychodynamic Psychotherapist, working in my own practice in Germany. Founder of the Psychologists / Psychotherapists for Future Germany (Psy4F).   SYMPOSIUM SESSION The New Activism – continuity and change in social movements WEBSITE