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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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Popular Media’s Role in a World on Fire: Panel Discussion with the Editors of the APA Journal Psychology of Popular Media

The editorial team at the APA journal Psychology of Popular Meeting host a lively panel discussion about research into the study of the psychology of popular media during this unprecedented and changing era in history.

The panel will discuss the special focus of this field more broadly, as well as tips for getting your research published. We will also talk about the evolving era in media psychology and how researchers, authors and citizens can respond to the big questions on the day. From zooming with our parents and our child’s teachers, to social distancing’s influence on media choices and habits, to connections with characters, celebrities and more. How are these times relevant to the study of the psychology of popular media?  Join us and contribute to the conversation.


Panelists: Joanne Broder (Outgoing Editor), Karen Shackleford (Incoming Editor), Craig Anderson (Associate Editor),  and Elizabeth Cohen (Associate Editor).

Host: Scott Garner

Date, Time & Location: Friday, July 17, 2020. 1:00 – 2:15 pm (PT)

Craig A. Anderson, PhD

Craig A. Anderson, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Iowa State University
Karen Dill-Shackleford, PhD

Karen Shackleford, PhD

Doctoral Faculty in Media Psychology at Fielding Graduate University. And incoming editor of APA journal — Psychology of Popular Media
Elizabeth Cohen, PhD

Elizabeth L. Cohen, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies at West Virginia University
Scott Garner, MA

Scott Garner, MA

Owner, Conqueror Media
Joanne Broder, PhD

Joanne Broder, PhD

Research Psychologist