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Joanne Broder Ph.D.


Joanne Broder, Ph.D., is a media psychologist and American Psychological Association (APA) Fellow who writes, coaches, and speaks to lay and professional audiences about developing relationships with technology and social media.

She was President of the Media Psychology and Technology Division of the APA, where she started the Device Management and Intelligence Committee. Her committee’s work was recognized by the Top Ten Trends in Psychology list of APA. Joanne was a co-founding Editor of the APA peer-reviewed journal, Psychology of Popular Media, and author of Finish Your Dissertation, Don’t Let it Finish You!, which she uses as her playbook for coaching, teaching, and advising dissertation and thesis students.

She also serves on APA’s Coalition for Psychology and Schools in Education, which creates mental health literature for the public. She earned her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and M.Ed. in Adult and Organization Development from Temple University. Before earning her doctorate, Joanne worked as a prison counselor, corporate human resources generalist, as well as a research and evaluation specialist.

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