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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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Craig A. Anderson, PhD

Virtual Media Psychology Symposium / Craig A. Anderson, PhD
Craig A. Anderson, PhD

Craig A. Anderson, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Iowa State University


Craig Anderson is Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Iowa State University. His early work focused on attribution theory and social judgment processes. His current work focuses on the General Aggression Model, a bio-social-cognitive model integrating aggression theories from social, personality, developmental, and cognitive psychology. Much of his recent empirical work involves media effects.  In 2017, Dr. Anderson received the Kurt Lewin Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Psychological Issues, for “outstanding contributions to the development and integration of psychological research and social action.” In 2018, Dr. Anderson received the Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s Distinguished Scholar Award.


Panel: The Psychology of Popular Media. Day 1: July 16 @ 11:15am to 12:00pm