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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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Susan J. Eddington, PhD

Virtual Media Psychology Symposium / Susan J. Eddington, PhD
Susan J. Eddington, PhD

Susan J. Eddington, PhD

Media Psychologist


Susan J. Eddington, PhD is a Media Psychologist whose research and practice interests include media representations, media effects, inter-group relations, social identity, adolescent identity development, and media literacy. Her dissertation research was a study of media representations of Black women on television and how these representations can impact the well-being of Black women and girls. Her current projects include a documentary, Against the Odds: The Power of Community to Overcome, a look at how citizen activism can lead to environmental justice; and MASCITEC, an initiative to encourage interest in STEM related careers for Black adolescent girls.


Conversation Hour: Social Justice, Media & the New Normal

Short Talk: Media Representations, Modern Racism, Militarized Policing: A Lethal Mix.