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Faculty Biography - Honors and Awards, Publications, Professional Experience
Johathan Cabiria
Johathan Cabiria, PhD
Adjunct Faculty - School of Psychology
Philadelphia, PA

PhD, Fielding Graduate University
MS, Fielding Graduate University
MS, University of Pennsylvania

Areas of Instruction:

  • Identity in the Virtual Age

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

  • Human factors of new media design and function. Technologies explored include:
    • Augmented reality
    • Transmedia
    • Online social networks
    • Social network metrics and analytics
    • Online and hybrid education
    • Qualitative research

Professional Memberships:

  • American Psychological Association
  • Chair - APA DIV 46 News Media Recognition Awards Committee
  • Member - Board Nominations Committee
  • Chair – APA Div 46 Website Committee
  • APA Div 46 Executive Board of Directors


  • Cabiria, J. (in press, 2012). Augmented reality therapy: Considering presence, mood management, and flexibility. American Psychologist.
  • Cabiria, J. (2011). Interviewing in virtual worlds: An application of best practices. In J. Salmons (Ed.), Cases in online interview research. Thousand Oaks: Sage.
  • Cabiria, J. (2011). The Internet and interaction. In G. Brewer (Ed.), Media Psychology. London: Palgrave- MacMillan.
  • Cabiria, J. (2011). Virtual worlds and identity exploration for marginalized people. In A. Peachey and M. Childs (Eds.). Reinventing Ourselves: Contemporary Concepts of Identity in Virtual Worlds. London: Springer.
  • Cabiria, J. (2008). Benefits of Virtual World Education and Implications for Marginalized Students. International Association of Technology, Education, and Development. ISBN 978-84-612-0192-1
  • Cabiria, J. (2008). Benefits of Virtual World Engagement. The Media Psychology Review, vol 1, iss 1
  • Cabiria, J. & Hogg, J. L. (2008). Borderless Education: Innovative Uses of the Virtual Classroom. International Association of Technology, Education, and Development. ISBN 978-84-612-0192-1
  • Cabiria, J (2008). Virtual World and Real World Permeability: Transference of Positive Benefits. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, vol 1, iss 1


  • International: Geneva and Basel, Switzerland; Canberra, Australia; Venice, Italy; Toronto, Canada; Kathmandu, Nepal (virtual); and Second Life (Virtual World)
  • National: American Psychological Association; Sloan-C; Educause; Broadcast Education Association; Personal Construct International Congress; International Positive Psychology Association; Association for Psychological Sciences; National Defense University; LIFT Technology Conference

Professional Experience:

  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University.

Other Professional Activities:

  • CEO, Teksylos
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