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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Valerie Sanz is a Doctoral Student in Media Psychology at Fielding Graduate University pursuing research in the area of using media to persuade and evoke empathy and promote volunteerism with an emphasis on the homeless population. She has spent several years working with the homeless, providing crisis triage using intervention and de-escalation training designed to offer a warm hand-off to the appropriate resources. She currently volunteers at the Shalom Free Clinic and the Safe Space Winter Shelter furnishing much needed services to the homeless within her community. Valerie continues to support the homeless who are re-entering the workforce by providing job skills training along with an educational pathway for furthering their academic goals. SYMPOSIUM SESSIONS POSTER: The Motivations for Sharing Misinformation POSTER: Volunteerism:...

Cory Logston has her M.A. in Media Psychology at Fielding Graduate University and is currently a Doctoral Student.  Cory's research focus is on media literacy for all ages and the psychology of digital storytelling.  She has a background in commercial production with 25 years as a set designer.  Her volunteer work includes Soroptimist International, the Newhall School District Site Council, and teaching music at Spotlight Arts Center. SYMPOSIUM SESSION POSTER: The Motivations for Sharing Misinformation  ...