Publications

 
Sportswomen in the Middle East and North Africa’s Use of Social Media (2019)

Sportswomen in the Middle East and North Africa’s Use of Social Media (2019)

My upcoming piece in “Sport, Politics and Society in the Middle East: A rigorous appraisal of the intersection of sport and politics across the region.” Release date 2019.

Muslim sportswomen don't get a fair go in media coverage: New Study

Muslim sportswomen don't get a fair go in media coverage: New Study

I was interviewed by Stuff NZ regarding my dissertation topic and its findings: Read all about it here

Muslim women in sport and online

Muslim women in sport and online

I was invited by Radio NZ to talk about my PhD topic. Listen here: Muslim women in sport and online

Barbara Brown Student Paper Award

Barbara Brown Student Paper Award

The North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) awarded me with the Barbara Brown PhD Student Paper Award

VIDEO: Nike's New Ad Asks A Question Arab Women Know All Too Well

VIDEO: Nike's New Ad Asks A Question Arab Women Know All Too Well

I was interviewed by NPR about the Nike video featuring a range of sportswomen which I blogged about. Read on…. 

The Gulf: A New Arena for Muslim Women in Sports

The Gulf: A New Arena for Muslim Women in Sports

I had the opportunity to contribute a blog post for Arab Gulf Institute in Washington about women and action sports in the gulf region. Read on…. 

Youth Sport in the Middle East. In Routledge Handbook on Youth Sport.

Youth Sport in the Middle East. In Routledge Handbook on Youth Sport.

Ahmad, N. & Thorpe, H. (2016). Youth Sport in the Middle East. In Routledge Handbook on Youth Sport. 

Youth, action sports and political agency in the Middle East: Lessons from a grassroots parkour group in Gaza

Youth, action sports and political agency in the Middle East: Lessons from a grassroots parkour group in Gaza

Thorpe, H. & Ahmad, N. (2013). Youth, action sports and political agency in the Middle East: Lessons from a grassroots parkour group in Gaza, International Review for the Sociology of Sport.

Transnational families in Armenia and information communication technology use

Transnational families in Armenia and information communication technology use

Pearce, K. E., Slaker, J. S., & Ahmad, N. (2013). Transnational families in Armenia and information communication technology use. International Journal of Communication.

CCT Student In Doha “Making Goals One Kick At A Time"

CCT Student In Doha “Making Goals One Kick At A Time"

I had the opportunity to discuss with fellow students and sports leaders about sports initiatives that incorporates technology with sports for development. The conference was a great opportunity to not only meet with fellow sports enthusiast, but to also discuss initiatives that could help address global social challenges.

‘Sport and National Identity in a Global World’ Symposium

‘Sport and National Identity in a Global World’ Symposium

I had the opportunity to be the moderator for the “Sport and National Identity in a Global World’s Symposium,” hosted by Dr. Holly Thorpe, a visiting scholar from University of Waikato at Georgetown University.