Jenny Fremlin, PhD

Media Psychology professional bridging technology and human experience with applied psychological research to improve accessibility, effectiveness, and enriched community experiences.

I am a researcher of media psychology exploring how we interact socially and behaviorally with media and technology, especially in communities. I am also a media creator and consultant.

Publications & Presentations

Fremlin, J.W. (2015). Connections, traditional factors, and digital citizenship: An exploration of sense of community online and offline. Digital Citizenship in the 21st Century. (Fielding Monograph Series, vol 7.)

Fremlin, J. (2014, February). Social media expert. Leadership Summit presenter at Alaska Society for Technology in Education’s 2014 Conference, Anchorage, AK.

Bishop, B., Dzidic, P., Speer, P., Boekamp, K., Stevens, E., and Fremlin, J. (2013, June). Making sense of sense of community. Symposium conducted at the Society for Community Research and Action 2013 Biennial Conference, Coral Gables, FL.

Standley, M., Ledoux, L., Lemke, C, Lloyd, P., Moss, S., Mourant, R., Whicker, B., and Fremlin, J. (2013, June). 1:1 guidebooks for school leaders. Forum conducted at ISTE 2013 International Society for Technology in Education’s 34th Annual Conference and Exposition, San Antonio, TX.

Fremlin, J. (2013, February). Understanding Mobile: Importance, Use and Application. Session presented at Dscoop8 2013 Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.

Fremlin, J. (2012, July). Psychology and Social Media. Address to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, Juneau, AK.

Francescato, D., Reich, S., Fremlin, J., & Carton, A.D. (2012, June). Spaces for learning, connection, expression, and collective power. Symposium conducted at the 4th International Conference of Community Psychology, Barcelona, Spain.

Fremlin, J. (2012, June). Community connections in a mediated world. Address to the 4th International Conference of Community Psychology, Barcelona, Spain.

Fremlin, J.W. (2012). Sense of community in a mediated world. (Doctoral Dissertation). UMI. (922281847)

Hartig, J., Fremlin, J., and Graham, B. (2011). Where does community happen? Exploring psychological sense of community in places and spaces. Symposium at Society for Community Research and Action 2011 Chicago Biennial Conference. Chicago, IL.

Fremlin, J.W. “Design Basics.” University of Pittsburgh public health class, Pittsburgh, PA. 2009.

Fremlin, J.W. (2008, April). Comparing Independent and Corporate Media Agendas. Address to the New Communications Forum 2008, Santa Rosa, CA.

Fremlin, Jenny. (2008). Agenda setting: Independent vs. corporate media. Journal of New Communications Research, 3(1), 55-64.

Fremlin, J. W. (Jan 2008). Understanding Media Psychology. APS Observer 21(1).

Fremlin,  J.W. Media Literacy: Blogging. University of Alaska Southeast media literacy and digital storytelling classes, Juneau, AK. 2005-2006.


PhD in Psychology, emphasis in Media Psychology, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara CA, 2012

MA in Psychology, emphasis in Media Psychology, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara CA,  2007

BS in Journalism and Communications, University of Florida, Gainesville FL, 1998


Association for Psychological Science
American Psychological Association (APA)
APA Society for Media Psychology and Technology
Alaska Professional Communicators
American Marketing Association
Alaska Society for Technology in Education
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries
International Society for Technology in Education
Juneau Garden Club
Project Gutenberg
Social Media Club
Social Psychology Network
Society for New Communications Research (SNCR)

Volunteer Activities

KTOO Public Media

Board of Directors

American Marketing Association Alaska Chapter

Director of IT and Technology

Douglas Community Gardens

Board of Directors, President 2019-Present
2017-2019 Vice President
2015-2017 Communications Director

Girl Scouts of America

Volunteer, Troop Leader

Juneau School District

Yearbook & Media Adviser
2015-16 school year

City & Borough of Juneau Social Services Advisory Board

Vice Chair 2014-15, Board Member 2013 – 2015.

American Psychological Association: Society for Community Research & Action

Website Development Committee 2013
Biennial Program Reviewer 2013, 2011

Braddock Library Friends

Steering Committee 2011

Editor 2010-2011

Association for Psychological Science

Student Research Award Senior Peer Reviewer 2010, 2011; Peer Reviewer 2008
Student Grant Peer Reviewer 2007, 2008

APA: Div. 46 Media Psychology

Website Development Committee 2009

Obscurae Gallery

Curator 2008, 2009

The Amplifier APA Div. 46

Newsletter Associate Editor 2007

Alaska Professional Communicators

Webmaster 2004-2007