Fielding Graduate University

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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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K. Melchor Hall is a faculty member in the Human and Organizational Development programs in Fielding Graduate University's School of Leadership Studies. She is also a Visiting Scholar at Brandeis University's Women's Studies Research Center. Outside of the academy, she is a member of the Soul Fire Farm Speakers Collective, speaking out against racism in the food system, and the Northeast Farmers of Color network, advocating for land-based justice and reparations for Black and indigenous communities. She is the author of Naming a Transnational Black Feminist Framework: Writing in Darkness, and co-editor with Gwyn Kirk of the forthcoming Mapping Gendered Ecologies: Engaging with and beyond Feminist and Womanist Perspectives. [PHOTO CREDIT: Heratch Ekmekjian, from Heratch Photography in Waltham, MA] SYMPOSIUM SESSION The New Normal: Empowered Online Learning and the...

Dr. Benson George Cooke is Professor of Counseling and Psychology and Clinical Coordinator for the Graduate Mental Health Counseling Program at the University of the District of Columbia in Washington DC. He is a prolific author and popular speaker who has addressed diverse audiences at national and international conferences, symposiums, workshops, professional institutes, and local and national radio and television programs. The author of numerous journal articles, magazine articles, and book chapters, Cooke wrote and co-authored five text books titled Personal Empowerment for People of Color: Keys to Success in Higher Education (2001); All About Depression (2013); and Socio-Economic and Education Factors Impacting American Political Systems: Emerging Research and Opportunities (2018), Selected Aspects of Mentoring: Advice, Challenges and Approaches (2019),...

Dr. Sabine O’Hara is a teacher, mentor, researcher and administrator committed to improving lives in underserved communities. She currently leads an innovative PhD program in Urban Leadership & Entrepreneurship at the University of the District of Columbia, which is the only public university in Washington DC and the only exclusively urban Land-grant University in the United States. Prior to her current appointment she served as Dean of the College of Agriculture Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) and led the University’s efforts to build a cutting-edge model for urban agriculture and urban sustainability that integrates training in the agricultural, environmental and health sciences with the practical aspirations of students and residents to embark on successful careers in the green economy. Dr....