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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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Sara Cureton, MA, M.Ed.

Virtual Media Psychology Symposium / Sara Cureton, MA, M.Ed.
Sara Cureton

Sara Cureton, MA, M.Ed.

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

ABOUT

Sara Cureton MA, M.Ed. is pursuing a Ph.D. in Media Psychology at Fielding Graduate University. Her past research areas in partnership with Elizabeth Murphy include the arthouse movie-going through the lenses of personality and shared experiences as well as narrative meaning-making, identity, and representation. She is currently approaching her dissertation research on media trust, media consumption, and political participation. Sara is a member of the Professional Communication and Leadership faculty at Western Governors University and supports the Earned Admission program at Arizona State University.

SYMPOSIUM SESSION

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