Department of Social Sciences

The Bachelor’s program of the Department of Social Sciences started in 1969 at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. In this program, the students are trained and prepared for general professional roles related to social, educational and public affairs.

The Department of Social Sciences established its Master’s program in 1992. The aim of this program is to prepare students for becoming professional social researchers in related occupational positions. Students will learn to design and conduct social qualitative and quantitative researches independently.

The Social Science Department started admitting doctoral candidates in 2005. In this program, the students focus on Economic Sociology and Development to gain deep knowledge in this field. After their dissertations, the graduates are expected to become experts with special skills. More

Head of the Department of Social Sciences
Hossein_Mirzaei
Hossein Mirzaei
Assistant Professor
Department of Social Sciences
hmirzaei@um.ac.ir
+985138806781


Concentration areas offered by the Department of Social Sciences
Areas Bachelor's Master's Ph.D
Social Sciences Research
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Economic Sociology and Development
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Academic staff

Hossein Akbari
Associate Professor
Ahmadreza Asgharpourmasouleh
Assistant Professor
Majid Fouladiyan
Assistant Professor
Gholam Reza Hassani Darmian
Assistant Professor
Mahdi Kermani
Assistant Professor
Ali Akbar Majdi
Assistant Professor
Mohammad Mazloum Khorasani
Professor
Hossein Mirzaei
Assistant Professor
Mohsen Noghani Dokht Bahmani
Associate Professor
Gholamreza Seddigh Ouraee
Assistant Professor
Ali Yousofi
Associate Professor

Research

Recent journal articles

Akbari, H. (2021). Exploratory social-spatial network analysis of global migration structure. Social Networks, 64 (), 181-193.
Tohidi, A., Ghorbani, M., Karbasi, A., Asgharpourmasouleh, A. (2021). رتبه‎بندی و بررسی اثر ویژگی‎های زعفران بر ترجیحات مصرف کنندگان. , 9 (1), 91-106.
Behravan, H., Parvish, T., & Hassani Darmian, G. (2021). Identification and Prioritization of Effective Factors on the Social Health of the Elderly Using DEMATEL and ISM Methods. Journal of Research and Health, 11 (3), 165-174.
Fouladiyan, M., Fatemeh Sadrnabavi, Sm, S., & Mohammad Mohsen Zarifpooya (2021). Coronavirus and its effect on Pilgrimage in Iran. Cogent Social Sciences, 7 (1), 1-17.
Mirtabar, A., Gohar A. Petrossi, Mazloum Khorasani, M., & Noghani Dokht Bahmani, M. (2021). Market Demand, Routine Activity, and Illegal Fishing: An Empirical Test of Routine Activity Theory in Iran. Deviant Behavior, 42 (6), 762-776.
Ramazani, A., & Kermani, M. (2021). Spiritualism versus materialism: can religiosity reduce conspicuous consumption?. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 13 (8), 1639-1655.
Negar Jalilian, Seyed Mahmoud Zanjirchi, Alireza Naser Sadrabadi, Asgharpourmasouleh, A., & Mark Goh (2021). Agent-Based Approach to Configure Processes in Iran’s Banking Service Supply Chain. Sustainability, 13 (14), 7566-7588.
Bostan, Z., Majdi, A., Habib Honari, Mahdi Karubi, & Adel Nikjoo (2021). The Relationship Between Cultural Intelligence (CQ), Spiritual Intelligence (SQ), and Interpersonal Communication Skills: The Case of Cultural Tour Guides. Tourism Culture and Communication, 21 (4), 345-353.

Recent theses and dissertations

Kalaki, H. (2021). Explaining the relationship between economic security of society and productivity of automobile industry -Case study: Iran Khodro Industrial Group. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zare Mehrjardi, R. (2021). study of the determinants of independent migration of women From the provinces of the country to the city of Tehran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Barfarazi, F. (2021). Awareness of urban rights and urban duties -case study of Neishabour citizens. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ahmadinasab, V. (2021). Analysis of the relationships among women-headed households, charities and donors: The case of Forough Mohabbat charity. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Esmaeilzade, N. (2021). Social Resilience During Corona Virus Pandemic -Case of Study Married Couples Living in Mashhad City During 2021. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Valizadeh Kakhki, M. (2021). Meaning analysis of Iranian national and religious gatherings and demonstrations : The Pursuit of of social solidarity typology. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohammady, M. (2021). Meta-theoretical analysis of integrated theories in sociology. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Majidifard, A. (2021). Iranian populism on social media; The construction of "The People" by Iranian politicians on Twitter. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sadeghinezhad, M. (2021). Explanation and Prediction of the International Scientific Collaborations Network Focusing on position of Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Evari, F. (2021). Analysis of effective factors to the identification of entrepreneur women-study case: Jajarm city. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hamidi Savoji, S. (2021). Social stratification and music consumption among high school students in Mashhad. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohammadpour, F. (2021). Narrative analysis the experience of young women in the face of Sexual abstinence. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

Recent research projects

 

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Dr. Ali Shariati Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Department of Social Sciences

Phone: +985138796829-33

Fax: +985138794144

Postal code: 917794883