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Fielding Provost Wendi Williams Selected as Keynote Speaker for APA 2023

The American Psychological Association (APA) selected Fielding Provost and Senior Vice President Wendi S. Williams, Ph.D., as a keynote speaker for the annual APA 2023 conference. The event will take place from August 3rd to the 5th in Washington D.C., with keynote presentations also being live-streamed. Provost Williams will be speaking on the main stage in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Friday, August 4th, at 2 pm Eastern. [...]

Building UX Personas That Cultivate Empathy, Instead of Bias

Personas have a long history in digital products and services. In fact, you’ve probably built a few yourself. They come in varying levels of fidelity and traditionally document key demographic information about your average or likely users. Personas can be incredibly helpful for teams, especially newly established ones, to help build context and guardrails around who they are building for. The problem with personas is they haven’t really changed [...]

HOD Student Marjorie Florestal Joins the Board of Caribbean Women in International Trade

To commemorate Fielding’s 49th Anniversary, the President’s Sustainability Advisory Council has designated 2023 as Fielding Global Ecological and Social Justice Service Year. The purpose of this designation is to collect stories of Fielding community members engaged in service in their communities. Here is one shared by Marjorie Florestal, J.D., a graduate student in the Human and Organizational Development Program. Marjorie Florestal Marjorie Florestal joins the board of [...]

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Media Psychology Alum Stephanie Jiroch Hired as Adjunct Faculty at University of Nevada, Reno

Media Psychology alum Stephanie Jiroch was hired as an adjunct professor of marketing at the University of Nevada, Reno - Lake Tahoe campus teaching Advanced Marketing Strategy in the business and entrepreneur program. Stephanie Jiroch, M.A., doctoral candidate Stephanie Jiroch is a graduate of Fielding's Master's in Media Psychology and is currently a doctoral candidate in Psychology with an emphasis in Media at Fielding Graduate University. [...]

Psychology Student Erinn Cameron Awarded Fogarty Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in South Africa

The HBNU program brings together a consortium that includes Harvard University, Boston University, Northwestern University, and University of New Mexico, in collaboration with 20 LMIC partner institutions Erinn Cameron, M.A., doctoral candidate Clinical Psychology student Erinn C. Cameron has been awarded a prestigious 2023-2024 Fogarty Global Health Fellowship with the HBNU (Harvard, Boston University, Northwestern, University of New Mexico) research consortium. She will be studying the effects of climate change [...]

DEI Critical Conversations: AAPI Heritage Month

Join VP of DEI Allison Davis White-Eyes, Ph.D., for a conversation with three prominent scholars who represent the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities about the new dimensions in the AAPI experience today. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 31, 2:30-3:30 p.m. PDT | 5:30-6:30 p.m. EDT via Zoom. The session will explore what organizations and institutions do to better support AAPI individuals and raise awareness [...]

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