Teaching

Currently Teaching

Fall/Winter 2015-2016
SOC2126. Sociological Research Methods
SOC2127 Quantitative Research Methods
SOC3226. Survey Research
SOC4127. Advanced Social Data Analysis

Courses Taught at Nipissing University

SOC2126 (formerly 3126). Social Research Methods
SOC2127 (formerly 3127). Social Statistics and Data Analysis
SOC3057 (formerly 22026). Demography: Introduction to Population Studies
SOC3226 (formerly 4126). Survey Research
SOC4006-7. Independent Studies
SOC4096-7. Thesis
SOC4206. Determinants of Population Change
SOC4127. Applied Multivariate Statistics

Thesis Supervision

2015-2016. Thesis Co-supervisor. M.A. thesis entitled: “Levels and determinants of unintended pregnancies among married women aged 15-49 in the city of Asad-abad, Iran. Student: Zeinab Heidaryannoor, Department of Social Sciences, Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran.

2015-2016. Thesis co-supervisor. M.A. thesis entitled: “Investigate the relationship between individualism and attitude to childbearing among young married couples in Tehran. Student: Roya Jahanbakhsh, Department of Sociology, University of Tehran, Iran.

2014-2015. Thesis advisor. M.A. thesis entitled: “A comparative study of determinants of demand for long-acting and permanent contraceptive methods among Turkish and Kurdish women in Urmia, Iran. Student: Sanaz Nasri, Department of Social Sciences, Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran.

2012-2013. Research Supervisor. Supervising the post-doctoral research of Muhammad Raza, entitled “the economic integration of South-Asian immigrants in Canada,” which was funded by my SSHRC Insight Development Grant.

2011-2012. Thesis Advisor. M.A. thesis entitled “Unmet need for family planning among married women aged 15-49 in the city Mahabad in Iran: levels and determinants,”. Student: Balal Bagi, Department of Social Sciences, Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran.

2009-2012. Thesis Advisor . Ph.D. thesis entitled “Determinants of health promoting behaviours of university students: with emphasis on demographic factors”. Student: Jafar Kord-Zanganeh, Department of Demography, Tehran University.

2010-2011. Thesis Supervisor. B.A. Dissertation entitled “Determinants of withdrawal use in Tehran, Iran.” Student: Victoria Spofford. Department of Sociology, Nipissing University.

2011. Thesis Supervisor. B.A. Dissertation entitled “Fertility intentions of Canadian young immigrants and non-immigrants.” Student: Jillian Lavadan. Department of Sociology, Nipissing University.