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Sean Thoennes, PhD - Fielding Graduate University. Orlando, FL, US

Sean Thoennes, PhD Sean Thoennes, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Media Psychology | Fielding Graduate University

Orlando, FL, UNITED STATES

Specializing in political psychology, media psychology and new technologies, including social media and immersive media

Biography

Sean Thoennes has worked for 30 years in media, including 27 years with Disney. He currently works with Walt Disney World Broadcast & Music Productions, where he has pioneered desktop editing, internally.

He specializes in political psychology, media psychology and new technologies including social media & immersive media like AR, VR & Mixed Reality. A Futurist, Thoennes is developing a concept of neo-anthropogenic psychology, a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the impact of new technologies on the human psyche.

Industry Expertise (3)

Education/Learning Research Media - Online

Areas of Expertise (5)

Media Psychology Political Psychology Social Media Immersive Media Neo-Anthropogenic Psychology

Affiliations (5)

  • American Psychological Association Division 46: Society for Media Psychology & Technology
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • Internet Society (I-Soc)
  • Association of Governing Boards (AGB)

Event Appearances (7)

Media Psychology for Good: The Remember Project

APA National Convention  Toronto

2015-12-31

Planning for Disruption: Unintended Consequences - Neo-Anthropogenic Psychology

Augmented World Exposition  Santa Clara, CA

2015-12-31

Ethics and Technology: Ethical Concerns of Life Extension Through the Digital Transfer of Consciousness

APA National Convention  Washington, DC

2014-12-31

Ethics 2014: Ethical Concerns of Life Extension and Augmentation

IEEE Ethics Convention  Chicago, IL

2014-12-31

Media Ethics in an Augmented World: The Singularity is Now! And Why This Matters to You

National Social Science Association  San Francisco, CA

2013-12-31

Radical Ways in Which We Are and Will Be Communicating through Social Media withNew Technology - Social Media AI: Connecting Through A Central Consciousness

APA National Convention  Honolulu, HI

2013-12-31

Psychology in Emerging Technologies: Social Media, Augmented Reality & Social Change - Social Media and Individual Empowerment

APA National Convention  Orlando, FL

2012-12-31

Research Focus (1)

Understanding the impact of new technologies on the human psyche

A multidisciplinary approach

A Futurist, Thoennes is developing a concept of neo-anthropogenic psychology, a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the impact of new technologies on the human psyche.

Articles (2)

I Am Barack Obama, President of the United States: The 2012 Conversation with the Independent Online Community Reddit" Research Poster

2013-12-31

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Visually Mediated Group Processes: A Case Study of President Barack Obama's 2012 Conversation with the reddit Online Community Research

2015-12-31

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