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
Assistant 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

Mohammadi, F., Noghani Dokht Bahmani, M., Kermani, M., & Kamal Khalegh Panah (2019). field of education as an irreductible functional affairs: analysis of the field of education position in the field of power in Iran. , 10 (2), 81-116.
Ghaderi, S., Mahram, B., Noghani Dokht Bahmani, M., Saeedy Rezvani, M., & Karami, M. (2019). Representation of Crises in Coursebooks of the Public Education System: A Study Based on Content Analysis. , 7 (4), 9-24.
Mirtabar, A., & Noghani Dokht Bahmani, M. (2019). Unemployment and crime in developing countries: a meta-analysis in Iran. Crime, Law and Social Change, 72 (3), 327-338.
Ashrafi, N., Hashemi, M., & Akbari, H. (2019). Towards a new methodological approach to social historiography of translation. Translation Spaces, 8 (2), 231-256.

Recent theses and dissertations

Soleymanpour, R. (2019). The narrative analysis of the lived experiences of 50th and 70th grade students from the school with an emphasis on educational and training levels.. , ( Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Akhlaqi, A. (2019). Returnees job seeking process in homeland Case study: Afghan second educated generation returned from Iran to kabul. , ( Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Parvish, T. (2019). The Effect of Local Development Level on the Elderly Social Health in Mashhad city. , ( Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ramazani, A. (2019). Selective Affinity Between Different Types of Religiousity and Various Individualism and Collectivism, A Case Study Ferdowsi university of Mashhad. , ( Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghaemidiziche, Z. (2019). Analysis of Religious Content of Iranian Cinema with the Sociology Approach -Selected Film from Fajr Festival from 86 to 96. , ( Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ramezanian, F. (2019). The effect of lifestyle on the fertility pattern of women married between15-49 years old in mashhad city. , (Master's thesis of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kazemi, M. (2019). Prejudice towards Afghan migrants with emphasis on the role of perceived threats among residents of the Golshahr neighborhood -Mashhad City. , (Master's thesis of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mahmoud Molaei Kermani, B. (2019). Typology of energy consumption habits of residential households in Mashhad. , (Master's thesis of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ebrahimi Noori, I. (2019). The effect of media literacy on media consumption in academic performance -among high school students in tabadkan. , (Master's thesis of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alizadeh, T. (2019). Sociological study of the cultural and social consequences of industrial development emphasizing the role of industrial towns of Urmia-phase 1and 2. , (Master's thesis of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sadeghi, A. (2019). Sociological explanation of migrant economic interactions with home country: The case of Iranian migrants in selected European countries. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bostan, Z. (2019). Commodification of pilgrimage in the pilgrims experience Case study the pilgrimaage of Imam Reza. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mirzaie, M. (2019). Economic actions and challenge of interests in the period of stagflation -Case Study: Citizens of Mashhad City in 1398. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jami, N. (2019). Affected Sociological Factors on Ecological Citizenship -with Emphasis on phenomenon of Animal Abuse. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abbasi, A. (2019). Patterns of Cultural Goods Consumption among Dormitory and Non-Dormitory Students of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. , (Master's thesis of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

Recent research projects

Fouladiyan, Majid,rezaee Bahrabad, Hassan (2019). Sociology of Social Sciences in Khorasan (Documentation of the Social Science Department of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad)
Yousofi, Ali,mirabi, Saeideh,davari, Hoda,ghazi, Mahdi (2019). The Social Interaction and Orientation Patterns in City and their Input - Output Relationship: Case Study of Mashhad
Fouladiyan, Majid (2019). A Sociological Approach to the House-Hangout Phenomenon in Mashhad
 

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