Motasem Kalaji


Education

  • B.Sc., Communication, Northwestern University 

Research Interests

Health communication and messaging; health preventative measures; persuasion theories; human behavior and development; influence of health messages on unhealthy behaviors, misconceptions and negative attitudes around healthy behavior

Selected Publications

  • Dun, S, A. & Kalaji, M. (2014). OMG did you hear about the fire??? User generated content circumvents traditional media and governmental controls in Qatar. In The World’s a stage: Theorizing and Producing Blended Identities. S. Baumann, & M. Flegel, (Eds.). Oxford, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press.
  • Dun, S.A. & Kalaji, M. Eds. (2014). The unintended effects of international events hosting: Expanding opportunities for Muslim women in sport. In Game Changer: The Transformative Potential of Sport. S. A. Dun, K. Spracklen, & N. Wise, (Eds.). Oxford, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press. 
  • Dun, S. A., Kalaji, M. & Stell, M.  (Eds.). (2013). It’s How You Play the Game: International Perspectives on the Study of Sport, Oxford, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press.
  • Dun, S. A. & Kalaji, M. (2013).  Trickle down sports: International sporting events hosting changes attitudes towards Muslim women’s sports participation in Qatar. In It’s How You Play the Game: International Perspectives on the Study of Sport, S. A. Dun, M. Kalaji, & M. Stell, (Eds.). Oxford, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press.