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Doctoral Candidate, Media Psychology

Fielding Graduate University
Sense of Community in a Mediated World
My research addresses membership across four community types starting with World of Warcraft guilds, or formal teams of players, and moving across three other communities the players belong to including their local neighborhoods. This research will provide a new look at sense of community across community types including means of connection, first concentrating on sense of community in each community and then allowing for further analysis of whether unique attributes of each community relate to members’ feelings of sense of community.

MA February, 2007

Media Psychology
Fielding Graduate University

BS December, 1998

Journalism and Communications
University of Florida



Motivation Behind Crowd-Sourced Funding
2011. Independent research in development on serial backer motivation in the funding platform Kickstarter.

Media Psychology Awareness Project, Phase I.
2006-2007. Quantitative and qualitative research with Dr. Erik Gregory and nine doctoral students to explore understanding of Media Psychology.

K3: Community Public Radio Needs.
Juneau, AK 2006. Research assistant with McDowell Group and KTOO Public Radio using surveys and focus groups to assess the community’s public radio needs.

The Politics of Higher Education. Representation: A Fifty State Study.
2005. Research assistant with Dr. Clive S. Thomas, University of Alaska Southeast.


Fremlin, Jenny. (2008). Agenda setting: Independent vs. corporate media. Journal of New Communications Research, 3(1),

Fremlin, Jenny Whittemore. (Jan 2008). Understanding Media Psychology. APS Observer 21(1).

Fremlin, Jenny Whittemore. (2009). Design Basics. Presented to University of Pittsburgh public health class, Pittsburgh, PA.

Fremlin, Jenny Whittemore. (2008). Comparing Independent and Corporate Media Agendas. Presented at New Communications Forum 2008, Santa Rosa, CA.

Fremlin, Jenny Whittemore. (2007). Independent v. Corporate Media Agendas. Presented at Fielding Graduate University Psychology Summer Session, Kansas City, MO.

Fremlin, Jenny Whittemore. (2005-2006). Media Literacy: Blogging. Presented to University of Alaska Southeast media literacy and digital storytelling classes, Juneau, AK.


Association for Psychological Science (APS)
American Psychological Association (APA): Division 27 Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA)
Braddock Library Friends
Broadcast Education Association
Refresh Pittsburgh
Social Media Club
Media Bloggers Association
Project Gutenberg


Braddock Library Friends

Steering Committee 2011

American Psychological Association: Society for Community Research & Action

Biennial Program Reviewer 2011


Editor 2010-2011

Association for Psychological Science

Student Research Award
Senior Peer Reviewer 2010, 2011
Peer Reviewer 2008

APA: Div. 46 Media Psychology

Website Development Committee 2009

Obscurae Gallery

Curator 2008, 2009

Association for Psychological Science

Student Grant Peer Reviewer 2007, 2008

The Amplifier APA Div. 46

Newsletter Associate Editor 2007

Alaska Professional Communicators

Webmaster 2004-2007

For more information about the researcher, see JennyFremlin.com