School of Leadership Studies

The Scholar-Practitioner at Fielding: Leadership for Individual and Social Transformation

In the School of Leadership Studies, students learn theory, engage in research, and create new knowledge to shed light on today’s most pressing issues. Our school offers students the opportunity to become effective change agents. Recognizing the interconnections between individual, educational, organizational, and community development, we take a systemic, multidisciplinary approach to the study and practice of leadership.

Fielding Graduate University

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Santa Barbara, California 93105
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Parasocial Relationships: Conversation with Four Authors of Real Characters

Authors of the upcoming book REAL CHARACTERS

Authors of the upcoming book REAL CHARACTERS will discuss research on parasocial relationships with fictional characters and with celebrities. What role, if any, is the pandemic and quarantine playing in audience relationships with characters and celebrities? What implications do these changing times have on research in this field? A panel of experts will discuss and take your questions.

Panelists: Melanie Green, David Ewoldsen, Keith Oatley, Bradley Bond

Discussant: Karen Shackleford. Host: Ken Walker

Date, Time & Location: Thu, July 16, 2020. 11:15 – 12:30 pm (PT) — Room 2

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