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Garry Hare
Garry Hare, PhD
Program Director - Doctoral & Master's Media Psychology
Doctoral & Master's Faculty - School of Psychology
Kentfield, CA

PhD, Organization Behavior and Development
University of Southern California, 1976 

Areas of Instruction:

  • Argumentation: The Art of Scientific Reasoning
  • Cognitive Science, Immersive Media and Augmented Reality
  • Media Innovation and the Social Entrepreneur
  • The Impact of Real Time Information on Media Strategy and Design

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

Research Interests:    
  • The impact of immersive media on foundations and non-profit organizations.
  • The application of augmented reality to real-time entertainment, information and advocacy-based media.
  • Mobile media product strategy and design.
  • Advocacy and media-based corporate social responsibility programs.
Practice Interests:
  • Literacy and Cross-cultural Education Through the Formation of Peer English Networks.
  • Consultation with Local Radio Stations on Rekindling Local Media Through a Radio/Web/Forum Hybrid Station Design.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Psychological Association
  • National Social Science Association
  • The World Affairs Council
  • National Association of Broadcasters
  • The Environmental Forum
  • The Surfrider Foundation
  • CTIA Wireless Association

Honors and Awards:

  • Paris Super Show, Best Consumer Product
  • Intel/American Film Institute Mentor's Program for Enhanced Television - top ten mentors
  • Multimedia Producer Magazine, Worlds 100 Top Producers
  • In Vision Award, Best Consumer Product
  • In Vision Award, Best Interactive Script
  • Cindy Award, Best Interactive Program


  • Digital Hollywood, Panel Speaker (2013)
  • National Social Science Association, Panel Moderator and Speaker
  • American Psychological Association, Panel Speaker
  • American Film Institute - Keynote Speaker
  • IEEE - Panel Moderator and Speaker
  • Augmented Reality Expo., Speaker
  • Emerging Communications, Speaker
  • IM Tech., Panel Moderator and Speaker
  • MILIA, Cannes, France, Keynote Speaker
  • The Edinburgh Conference on Technology and Education, Keynote Speaker

Professional Experience:

  • Program Director, Media Psychology, Fielding Graduate University
  • Doctoral Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University

Other Professional Activities:

  • 2005-2007: Chairman and CEO, Peer English Networks, Oakland, CA
  • 2003-2005: Founding President and Chief Executive Officer, Amiga, Inc., New York, NY.
  • 2002-2005: Board of Directors, Amiga, Inc., Kentfield, CA.
  • 2001-2005: Board of Directors, Gistics, Inc., Oakland, CA.
  • 2000-2005: Strategic and Business Advisor, Bandwidth Technology Corporation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • 2000-2005: Strategic and Business Advisor, Hakia, Inc., New York, NY.
  • 2002-2004: Advisory Board, Hakia, Inc., New York, NY.
  • 2001-2004: Advisory Board, Bandwidth Technology Corporation, New York, NY.
  • 2001-2004: Advisory Board, California State University East Bay Graduate Digital Media Program, Hayward, CA.
  • 1994-2004: American Film Institute.
  • 2001-2002: Board of Directors, KMOS, Inc. (now Amiga, Inc.), New York, NY.
  • 1999-2000: Executive Vice President, Into Networks, Inc. Boston, MA/Mill Valley, CA.
  • 2000: Executive Producer, Arena 2000 (The Virtual Helsinki Project). Produced in Association with Helsinki Telephone and Ericsson AB. The First On-Line Virtual World.
  • 2000: Executive Producer, In Association with Intel Incorporated, On-Line Virtual Museums and Galleries Including; The Van Gogh, The Guggenheim, The Dorsey and Others.
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