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.