Ajlina Karamehic Muratovic

Associate Professor
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  • PhD, 2003, University of Kentucky

  • Mental health, Refugees, Health communication, Health disparities, Cross-cultural communication

  • 2021-present

    Associate Professor, College of Communication and Media Sciences, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • 2019-2021

    Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2010–2019

    Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

    Secondary appointment in International Studies Program, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

    Program Faculty for Russian and Eastern European Area Studies, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2017-2018

    International Consultant (mapping of BiH diaspora in USA), International Organization for Migration (IOM)

  • 2016

    Visiting Professor, Department of Social and Political Science, International University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • June 2016

    Summer faculty instructor, Department of Applied Health, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

  • 2006–2010

    Research Assistant Professor, Missouri Institute of Mental Health, University of Missouri Columbia, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2009–2010

    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2006–2009

    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2007–2009

    Consultant, St. Anthony’s Medical Center, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2006–2006

    Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure Track), Health Communication Research Laboratory and Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2004–2005

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, Health Communication Research Laboratory and Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2021-present

    Associate Professor, College of Communication and Media Sciences, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • 2019-2021

    Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2010–2019

    Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

    Secondary appointment in International Studies Program, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

    Program Faculty for Russian and Eastern European Area Studies, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2017-2018

    International Consultant (mapping of BiH diaspora in USA), International Organization for Migration (IOM)

  • 2016

    Visiting Professor, Department of Social and Political Science, International University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • June 2016

    Summer faculty instructor, Department of Applied Health, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

  • 2006–2010

    Research Assistant Professor, Missouri Institute of Mental Health, University of Missouri Columbia, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2009–2010

    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2006–2009

    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2007–2009

    Consultant, St. Anthony’s Medical Center, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2006–2006

    Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure Track), Health Communication Research Laboratory and Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2004–2005

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, Health Communication Research Laboratory and Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

  • 2016 – present American Sociological Association (ASA) (Member)

  • 2016 – 2018 Bosnian Chamber of Commerce St. Louis (Board Member)

  • 2016 – 2018 Midwest Sociological Society (MSS) (Member).

  • 2016 – 2019 Bosnian Herzegovinian American Academy of Arts & Sciences (BHAAAS) (Member)

  • 2015 – 2017 American Association of University Professors (AAUP) (Member)

  • 2012 – 2017 CHADS Coalition for Mental Health (Director of Research Board Member)

  • Jony S S R, Haque U, Webb N J, Spence E, Rahman M S, Aghamohammadi N, Lie Y, Angulo-Molina A, Ananth S, Ren X, Kawachi N, Ito H, Ulvi O, Lubinda J, Karamehic-Muratovic A, Maher W, Ali P and Rahman M S. (2021). Analyzing Predictors of Control Measures and Psychosocial Problems Associated with COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Eight Countries. Accepted for publication in Behavioral Sciences on July 19, 2021.

  • Sichling F, Karamehic-Muratovic A, Vamvas E and Muratovic E. (2021). Perceptions of Bosnians in St Louis. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 84, 119-129; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2021.07.003

  • Begum M, Ulvi O, Karamehic-Muratovic A, Walsh R M, Tarek H, Lubinda J, Rodrigues-Morales AJ, Sarfraz J, Trevino JA, Shad MY and Haque U. (2021). Quantifying Media Effects, its Content, and Role in Promoting Community Awareness of Chikungunya Epidemic in Bangladesh. Epidemiologia, 2(1), 84-94; https://doi.org/10.3390/epidemiologia2010008 (registering DOI)

  • Karamehic-Muratovic A and Kromjak L. (2020). Remembrance and Forgiveness: Global and Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Genocide and Mass Violence. London, UK: Routledge Books.

  • Rahman MS, Karamehic-Muratovic A, Amrin M, Chowdhury AH, Mondol MS, Haque U and Ali P. (2020). COVID-19 Epidemic in Bangladesh among Rural and Urban Residents: An Online Cross-Sectional Survey of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices. Epidemiologia, 2, 1-13; https://doi.org/10.3390/epidemiologia2010001

  • Shrestha N, Shad MY, Ulvi O, Khan MH, Karamehic-Muratovic A, Uyen-Sa DTN, Baghbanzadeh, M, Wardrup R, Aghamohammadi N, Cervantes D, Nahiduzzaman KM, Zaki RA and Haque U. (20 December 2020). The Impact of COVID-19 on Globalization. One Health, 11; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.onehlt.2020.100180

  • Rahman MS, Karamehic-Muratovic A, Baghbanzadeh M, Amrin M, Zafar S, Rahman NN, Shirina SU and Haque U. (15 September 2020). Climate Change and Dengue Fever Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices in Bangladesh: A Social Media-Based Cross-Sectional Survey. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, traa093, https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/traa093

  • Karamehic-Oates A and Karamehic-Muratovic A. (2020). Borders and Integration: Becoming a Bosnian-American. Washington University Global Studies Law Review, 19(3), 327-351.

  • Sichling F and Karamehic-Muratovic A. (2020). ‘Makin’ it’ in the Heartland: Exploring perceptions of success among second-generation immigrant youth in St. Louis. Journal of Adolescence, 82, 11-18.

  • Mihreteab S, Lubinda J, Zhao B, Rodriguez-Morales AJ, Karamehic-Muratovic A, Goitom A, Shad MY and Haque U. (2020). Retrospective data analyses of social and environmental determinants of malaria control for elimination prospects in Eritrea. Parasites Vectors 13, 126; https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-3974-x

  • 2021 Mentor for student recipient (Caroline Doherty) of the Spirit of the Billiken Senior Recognition Award, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO

  • 2020 Online Teaching Fellowship 2020-2021. Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO

  • 2018 Participant, “Writing Your Next Chapter: How to Find Your Mojo and Move Forward at Mid-Career,” workshop by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, St. Louis University.

  • 2019 Mentor for student recipient (Neej Patel) of the Spirit of the Billiken Senior Recognition Award, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO

  • 2018 McNair Faculty Mentor Award for the McNair Summer Research Internship Program

  • 2017 Grueber Award for Campus Globalization, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO

  • 2014 Certificate of Recognition for Most Impactful Person, 2014 Senior Reception with the Jesuits

  • 2013/14 Innovative Teaching Fellowship for teaching in Spring 2014, with preparatory course release in Fall 2013.

  • 2013 Best Overall Conference Presentation Award at the Biennial Conference of the World Communication Association, Seoul, South Korea.

  • 2011 Beaumont Faculty Development Fund Award

  • 2011 Top Overall Paper and Best Non-Native English Speaker Presentation at the Biennial Conference of the World Communication Association, Lima, Peru.

  • 2007 Participant, “Grant Writing Institute,” University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

  • 2005 Fellow, “Cancer, Culture and Literacy Institute,” Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL. The Institute is a series of educational activities, which examine the nexus of culture and literacy relating to effective communications and research. This yearlong peer-reviewed and competitive NCI funded project (R25CA90654) included a five-day hands-on intensive learning experience, participation in 10 monthly web-based modules and a mentoring experience (Mentor: Rena J. Pasick, Ph.D.)

  • November 2, 2020 “Remembrance and Forgiveness,” Book Feature Blog for All Souls’ Day, Tomori College, Budapest, Hungary (https://tomorivilag.hu/2020/11/02/remembrance-and-forgiveness/)

  • April 2020 “Mental Health and COVID-19,” Bosnian Radio, St. Louis, MO

  • February 2020 Oslobodjenje (Bosnian daily newspaper) (https://mojabih.oslobodjenje.ba/zivotne-price/sokantna-saznanja-o-depresiji-i-mentalnom-zdravlju-nase-dijaspore/2326)

  • August 2019 Czech newspaper (https://www.euro.cz/udalosti/minarety-na-stredozapade-1463924)

  • June 2018 Gazelle Magazine feature article

  • November 22, 2017 St. Louis Public Radio

  • 6 November, 2016 Izbjeglice iz BiH u St. Louisu / Veliki grad, mala Bosna: Americki “nevidljivi” muslimani,” Radio Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • 30 October, 2016 "America’s “Invisible” Muslims," BBC News

  • 4 April, 2011 “Visiting Bosnia via St. Louis,” Smithsonian

  • COM 604 Cross-Cultural Communication