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

Tohidi, A., Ghorbani, M., Karbasi, A., Asgharpourmasouleh, A., & Behrouz Hassani-mahmooei (2020). Prioritization of Business Strategies and Marketing Resources Using the Analytic Network Process (ANP) Approach. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 22 (3), 611-624.
Akbari, H. (2020). Conditions of experienced stigma in people living with HIV in Iran: a qualitative comparative analysis. Sociology of Health and Illness, 42 (5), 1060-1076.
Tohidi, A., Ghorbani, M., Karbasi, A., Asgharpourmasouleh, A. (2020). Comparison of Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Methods to Rank Business Strategies and Marketing Resources. Agris On-line Papers in Economics and Informatics, 12 (3), 101-114.
Noghani Dokht Bahmani, M. (2020). Pregnant women\'s experiences of social roles: An ethnophenomenological study. Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research, 25 (1), 31-39.
Noghani Dokht Bahmani, M. (2020). A Narrative on Using Vignettes: Its Advantages and Drawbacks. Journal of Midwifery and Reproductive Health, 8 (2), 2134-2145.
Mirtabar, A., Mazloum Khorasani, M., & Noghani Dokht Bahmani, M. (2020). Climate change, general strain and illegal fishing: An empirical test of Agnew’s criminology of climate change theory in Iran. Social Science Journal, (), -.
Saeed Zanganeh Shahraki, Fouladiyan, M., & Jamal Toosifar (2020). Child labor processes in the city of Mashhad: A narrative study. Children and Youth Services Review, 119 (119), 105474-105474.
Tohidi, A., Ghorbani, M., Karbasi, A., Asgharpourmasouleh, A. (2020). رتبه بندی عوامل مؤثر بر کسب مزیت رقابتی در بازارهای داخلی و بین المللی زعفران ایران. , 8 (3), 461-477.
Seifoori, B., Hassani Darmian, G., Majdi, A., & Kermani, M. (2020). Qualitative Demographic Evaluation of Fertility among Iranian Married Women. Gender Issues, (), -.

Recent theses and dissertations

Lotfi Khachaki, T. (2020). Analysis of poverty patterns and survival and poverty reduction strategies. , ( Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ramezani, A. (2020). Sociological Analysis of Informal Economy in Mashhad. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Firouzi, F. (2020). Analysing Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation s initiatives for developing employment. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zare Mehrjardy, M. (2020). West sanctions against Iran: Discourse analysis on a social reality in the digital space. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mirabi, S. (2020). Development policies and the rivalry of sexual discourses in post-revolutionary Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Noabadi, R. (2020). Legal structures to facilitate fraud in the area of monetary transactions. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kaboli, A. (2020). The process of cultural changes in the mate choosing style of Iranian in recent decades. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Asadi Baghan, A. (2020). Investigating the relationship between social isolation and academic performance of female students in Shirvan -A comparative look at boarding schools and public schools. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Naseri Hesar, S. (2020). The effect of school social climate on the enviromental isolation level of afghan students.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Talebi Far, A. (2020). The Sociological explanation of Conspicuse Consumption of Clothes.-Case of study: Birjand-2020-.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Fatemikhesal, M. (2020). Semantic analysis of energy culture among housing and building construction actors and its sociological explanation. , (Doctoral dissertation of Social Sciences). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Feiabadi, H. (2020). Sociological Analysis of the Experience of Co-operatives in Iran: A Comparative-Historical Study from 1300 to the Present Period. , (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