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Peer-Reviewed Publications

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Heartbreaking vs. Heartwarming Facebook Advertisements by Nonprofits to Help the Rohingya Refugees

Hussain, S., Wieffering, H (2021). Heartbreaking vs. Heartwarming Facebook Advertisements by Nonprofits to Help the Rohingya Refugees. Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs. doi: 10.1080/13602004.2021.1903163 Read

COVID-19 and social-politics of medical misinformation on social media in Pakistan

Ittefaq, M., Hussain, S. A., & Fatima, M. (2020). COVID-19 and social-politics of medical misinformation on social media in Pakistan. Media Asia. doi: 10.1080/01296612.2020.1817264. Read

Nostalgic Emotional Valence and its Effects on Help-Seeking in Depression. An application of the Theory of Planned Behavior

Hussain, S., Alhabash, S (2020). Nostalgic Emotional Valence and its Effects on Help-Seeking in Depression. An application of the Theory of Planned Behavior. Health Communication. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2020.1794549. Read

Is This What Depression Looks Like? Visual Narratives of Depression on Social Media

Hussain, S (2020). Is This What Depression Looks Like? Visual Narratives of Depression on Social Media. Visual Studies. doi: 10.1080/1472586X.2020.1779611. Read

Effect of Nostalgia as a Motivational Force for Depressed Students to Seek Professional Psychological Help

Hussain, S., & Alhabash, S (2020): Effect of nostalgia as a
motivational force for depressed students to seek professional psychological help. Journal of American College Health. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2020.1754838. Read

Exploring the Use of Mobile Phones to Improve Child Health Awareness in Rural Pakistan

Hussain, S. (2019). Exploring the Use of Mobile Phones to Improve Child Health Awareness in Rural Pakistan. Journal of Gender and Social Issues, 18(1), 97-97. Read

Google Dataset Search

Hussain, S (2019). Google Dataset Search. Journal of American Journalism. 3-36. Read

The Impact of Narratives on Attitudes toward Muslim Immigrants in the U.S.

Bresnahan, M., Yan, X., Zhu, Y., & Hussain, S. (2019). The Impact of Narratives on Attitudes toward Muslim Immigrants in the US. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 1-16. Read

Mobile Phone-Based Chatbot for Family Planning and Contraceptive Information

Hussain S., Ogundimu F., Bhattarai S. (2019). Mobile Phone-Based Chatbot for Family Planning and Contraceptive Information. In: Duffy V. (eds) Digital Human Modeling and Applications in Health, Safety, Ergonomics and Risk Management. Healthcare Applications. HCII 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11582. Springer, Cham. Read

A Model for Introducing Global Ideas to the U.S.

Dearing, J., Lapinski, M., Shin, S., Hussain, S., Rumbold, Y., Osoro, R., Shell, D (2019). A model for introducing global ideas to the U.S. Unpublished report to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. East Lansing, MI: Health & Risk Communication Center, Michigan State University. Read

A Privacy Paradox: Potential Barriers and Benefits of Telepresence Robot Use among Older Adults

Francis, J., Hussain, S.A., Cotton, S.R. (2018). A privacy paradox: Potential barriers and benefits of telepresence robot use among older adults. Gerontechnology, 17(suppl),100s https://doi.org/10.4017/gt.2018.17.s.097.00 Read

Exploring User Needs for a Mobile Behavioral-Sensing Technology for Depression Management: Qualitative Study

Meng J, Hussain S, Mohr DC, Czerwinski M, Zhang M. Exploring User Needs for a Mobile Behavioral-Sensing Technology for Depression Management: Qualitative Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2018;20(7): e10139. DOI:10.2196/10139. Read

The Case for IVR-based Citizen Journalism in Pakistan

Ejaz, H; Hussain, S; Raza, A (2018). The Case for IVR-Based Citizen Journalism in Pakistan. MobileHCI ’18, September 3–6, 2018, Barcelona, Spain. ACM ISBN 978-1-4503-5941-2/18/09. https://doi.org/10.1145/3236112.3236124 Read

Virtual-Reality Videos to Relieve Depression

Hussain, S., Park, T., Yildirim, I., Xiang, Z., & Abbasi, F. (2018, July). Virtual-Reality Videos to Relieve Depression. In International Conference on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality (pp. 77-85). Springer, Cham. Read

Nostalgic Emotional Appeals for Smoking Prevention

Hussain, S., & Lapinski, M. (2017). Nostalgic emotional appeals for smoking prevention. Communication Research Reports, 34(1), 48-57. Read

What do they like? Communication Preferences and Patterns of Older Adults in the United States: The Role of Technology

Yuan, S., Hussain, S., Hales, K., & Cotten, S. (2016). What do they like? Communication preferences and patterns of older adults in the United States: The role of technology. Educational Gerontology, 42(3), 163-174. Read

A Qualitative Study of User Perceptions of Mobile Health Apps

Kanthawala, S., Yuan, S., Peng, W., & Hussain, S. (2016). A qualitative study of user perceptions of mobile health apps. Bio Medial Central: Public Health, 16(1), 1158. Read

ICT4Agriculture Lessons Learned from Developing Countries: Systematic Review Protocol

Hussain, S. (2016). ICT4Agriculture lessons learned from developing countries: systematic review protocol. ICTD ’16 Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development. Article No. 52. New York, NY, USA. DOI: 10.1145/2909609.2909636 Read