Social Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Application of Media and Technology in Criminal Investigations, Expert Psychological Testimony
Social InfluenceFalse ConfessionEyewitness MemoryExpert Testimony
Rutledge focuses on identifying human motivations, behavioral triggers & instinctive drives to inform messaging & data strategies
Trust in InformationApplied NarrativePersuasive MessagingPositive Psychology Applied to MediaQualitative Research and AnalysisAudience EngagementMedia PsychologyBrand Storytelling and Brand MeaningPersona DevelopmentFear Behavior and Pandemics
Media violence; Fandom and the construction of meaning from media; Media, race and gender.
Media PsychologyMedia EffectsSocial PsychologyGenderRaceSocial JusticeSocial Representations in MediaNarrativeMeaning MakingWellbeingMethodologyMeditationSocial Media
Doctoral Faculty in Media Psychology
Social JusticeQualitative MethodsCritical PsychologySocial PsychologyScience and technology studiesGender and Sexualitydigital methods
Media psychology is the future of psychology—Without it, we would not be able to understand social media as constructed and lived realities.
Psychology of Social MediaSocial Media ResearchPsychology of Big DataMind and TechnologyCritical Media PsychologySocial PsychologyHistory of PsychologyHistory of Media Psychology