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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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Elizabeth Murphy, MMR, MA

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Elizabeth Murphy

Elizabeth Murphy, MMR, MA

Ph.D. student in Media Psychology at Fielding Graduate University

ABOUT

Elizabeth Murphy, MMR., MA., is a Ph.D. student in the Media Psychology program at Fielding Graduate University. She has a dual background in business and psychology and has worked in corporate marketing research and in private practice as a psychotherapist. She currently works for a non-profit and enjoys her work with older adults. She is particularly interested in narrative, storytelling, positive psychology, film, and later stages of the lifespan as well as the impact of media & technology on relationships, mental health, and behavior. Elizabeth has co-authored four posters with Sara Cureton on the topics of shared experience, personality, moviegoing, narrative meaning-making, and representation.

SYMPOSIUM SESSION

POSTER: “A MILLION LITTLE THINGS:” VIEWER PERSPECTIVES ON MEANING-MAKING FROM A TV NARRATIVE OF SUICIDE, DEPRESSION, GRIEF, & LOSS