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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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Chris Ferguson, PhD

Virtual Media Psychology Symposium / Chris Ferguson, PhD
Chris Ferguson, PhD

Chris Ferguson, PhD

Professor of Psychology at Stetson University


Chris Ferguson is a professor of psychology at Stetson University. He has published numerous articles related to media effects ranging from video game violence to thin-ideal media, to sexualization in media. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Society and president elect of The Society of Media Psychology and Technology. He has authored several books on psychology including Moral Combat: Why the War on Violent Video Games is Wrong as well as How Madness Shaped History. He also authored a mystery novel set in 15th century Florence called Suicide Kings. He lives in Orlando with his wife and son.


Panel: Video Games during the Plague. Day 1: July 16 @ 9:30 to 10:15 am



Day 1: July 16 @ 9:30 to 10:15 am