We are researchers at Miami University leading a qualitative research study on the experiences of Arab, Middle Eastern, and North African (AMENA) teenagers and parents of teenagers. 

We are recruiting participants! In a 45 minute virtual interview, participants will be asked about their experiences as an Arab/MENA American, conversations surrounding race and ethnicity, religion, and intergenerational relations. This research study has been approved by Miami University Institutional Review Board (approval #02031r). 

All interviews will be conducted via Zoom and either video or audio recorded. Each participant will receive a $10 electronic gift card. 

Eligibility criteria:

  • Identifies as Arab/MENA
  • Teenager (ages 13-17) or a parent of a teenager
  • Resident of the USA
  • Proficient in English

If you are an interested parent/caregiver of a teen, please email to learn more about the study, provide consent and availability for the virtual interview, and answer a few demographic questions. 

Additionally, if your teenager (13-17) is interested in participating please email for more details and information. 

If you have any questions regarding the study or eligibility, please don't hesitate to contact the research team!

Contact Information:

Isabella Tomei:

Vaishali Raval:



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