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  • Hussein Ebrahim Abadi

  • Firouze Asghari

  • Morteza Bahrani

  • Naser al-Din Ali Taghavian

  • Mohammad Hoseini Moghaddam

  • Jabar Rahmani

  • S. Abulhasan Riazi

  • Ameneh Sedighian Bidgoli

  • Reza Samim

  • Leila Falahati

  • Khadijeh Keshavarz

  • Mohammad Reza Kolahi

  • Reza Mahoozi

  • Hossein Mirzaie

  • Reza Mahdi

  • S. Abdol Amir Nabavi

  • Abbas Varij Kazemi

  • Mahdi Hoseinzade Feremi

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Hussein Ebrahim Abadi

Field of Study: Educational Psychology
E-mail: ebrahimabadi@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Associate Professor

Position in the Institute:
• Head of the Future Studies Department since June 2016
• Head of the Institute (Feb. 2013 -Oct. 2013)
• Member of Social Studies Department (2006- 2013)

Current Project: Future of the University within the framework of the Evolution of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)

Research Interests:
• Science and Higher Education Studies
• Cyberspace and University Studies
• Cultural Policy
• Electronic Learning
• Cultural and Social Studies of Cyberspace
• Cultural and Social Studies of Science and Higher Education

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Firouze Asghari

Field of Study: Linguistics
E-mail: asghari@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Instructor

Position in the Institute:
• Adviser to the Head of Institute and Director of Research & Publications (Feb. 2013 - Oct. 2013)
• Director of the office for Research Services (2006-2011)

Current Project: Analysis of Internationalization Policy of University in Iran

Research Interests:
• Intercultural Studies at University
• University and Women
• Social Linguistics
• Higher Education

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Morteza Bahrani

Field of Study: Political Science (Political Thought)
E-mail: bahrani@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Associate Professor

Position in the Research Institute:
• Financial Administrative Assistant and Human Resource Management at the Institute for Social and Cultural Studies (2013-2017)
• Managing Editor (ME) of Scholarly Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities (2012-2017)
• Head of the Future Studies Department (2013-2014)
• Head of the Comparative and Interdisciplinary Studies Department (2012-2013 )
• Head of the Humanities Development Department (2010-2013)
• Head of the Translation Department (2005-2009)

Research Interests:
• Islamic- Political Philosophy
• Justice

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Naser al-Din Ali Taghavian

Field of Study: Philosophy of Education
E-mail: taghavian@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Assistant Professor

Position in the Institute:
• Managing Editor (ME) of Scholarly Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities since March 2017
• Member of the Gender Studies Department since 2016
• Publication Specialist Editor
• Membership in Scientific Associations: Philosophy of Education Society of Iran

Current project: Women Societal Security at the University

Research interests:
• Philosophy of higher education and university
• Social studies in higher education
• Cultural studies education
• History-Art Studies

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Mohammad Hoseini Moghaddam

Field of Study: Future Studies
E-mail: mh_moghadam@yahoo.com
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Assistant Professor

Current project: Study the future thinking experiences of selected universities and providing suggestions for the university prospective system in Iran

Research interests:
• Future studies
• Science and Technology Policy Studies
• Higher Education Policy Studies
• Globalization and Internationalization in Higher Education
• Science and Technology Diplomacy
• Circulation of Elite

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Jabar Rahmani

Field of study: Anthropology
E-mail: rahmani@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Assistant Professor

Position in the Institute:
• Advisor to the Head of the Institute in Publishing Matters since May 2018
• Vice President for Research and Education from April 2017 to May 2018
• Acting Vice President for Research and Education (Oct. 2016 - Apr. 2017)
• Acting Director of the office for Research Services (Feb. 2016 - Oct. 2016)
• Acting Head of Social Studies Department (Mar. 2015 - May. 2016)
• Acting Head of Cultural Studies Department (May. 2013 - Nov. 2014)
• Acting Head of the Research Unit of Iranian and Islamic Culture and Civilization Studies (Dec. 2011 -2013)

Research Interests:
• Culture and Myth in Shia Iran
• Anthropology of Shi'ism
• Ethnography and Anthropology

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S. Abulhasan Riazi

Field of study: Human Geography
E-mail: riazi@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Associate Professor

Position in the Institute:
Member of the Cultural Studies Department since 2006

Research interests:
• Philosophy of Geography
• Urban Policy and Planning

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Ameneh Sedighian Bidgoli

Field of Study: Political Sociology
E-mail: sedighian@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Assistant Professor

Position in the Institute:
• Director of the office for Research Services since Jun. 2017
• Acting Head of Social Studies Department (May. 2016- June 2017)

Current Project: Social Issues of Student Life

Research Interests:
• Sociology of Science
• Social issues
• Revolution and Political Sociology

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Reza Samim

Field of study: Sociology
E-mail: reza.samim@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Assistant Professor

Position in the Institute:
• Director of the Research Unit of Social Studies of Technology since April 2015
• Director of the International Farabi Award Foreign Section (2010-2015)
• Acting Head of Social Studies Department (Oct. 2009 – Mar. 2015)
• Advisor to the Head of the Institute for International Relations (2012 -2014)
• Member of the Social Studies Department since October 2012
• Managing Editor (ME) of Scholarly Journal of Iran Cultural Research since June 2012
• Head of the Cultural Studies Department (Jul. 2009 – Oct. 2010)

Research interests:
• Cultural Studies
• Cultural Sociology
• Sociology of Science and Technology
• Sociology of Art

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Leila Falahati

Field of Study: Social Sciences (Gender and Development)
E-mail: falahati@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Assistant Professor

Position in the Research Institute:
• Head of the Gender Studies Department since November 2012

Research interests:
• Gender and development
• Women Studies
• Empowerment
• Economic Behaviors

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Khadijeh Keshavarz

Field of study: Sociology
E-mail: khadijehkeshavarz45@gmail.com
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Assistant Professor

Current project: Student Girls' Problem Solving in Universities in Iran

Research Interests:
• Gender and Higher Education
• Student Girls Issues

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Mohammad Reza Kolahi

Field of study: Sociology (Specializing in Theory and Culture)
E-mail: kolahi@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Assistant Professor

Position in the Institute:
• Faculty Member of the Social Studies Department since Mar. 2016

Current Project: Ethics and University

Research Interests:
• Generational Development on the university
• Sociology of Science and Higher Education
• Sociology of Religion
• Sociology of Ethics
• Oriental and Postcolonial Studies
• Narrative Analysis
• Life Story Analysis
• Biographical Analysis.

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Reza Mahoozi

Field of Study: Philosophy
E-mail: r.mahoozi@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Assistant Professor

Position in the Institute:
• Vice President for Research and Education since May 2018
• Financial Administrative Assistant and Human Resource Management From July 2017 to May 2018
• Executive Secretary of the Farabi International Award from May 2016 to May 2018
• Head of the Future Studies Department from Sep. 2012 to Jun. 2013, and from Sep. 2015 to Apr. 2016.

Current Project: Philosophy of University

Research Interests:
• Philosophy of University
• Philosophy of Science
• Philosophy of Art
• Philosophy of Culture

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Hossein Mirzaie

Field of study: Sociology
E-mail: hmirzaie@ut.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Associate Professor

Position in Research Center:
Head of the Institute since September 2015

Current project: Cultural and Social Status of Higher Education

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Reza Mahdi

Field of Study: Higher Education (Planning of Development in Higher Education)
E-mail: mahdi@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Assistant Professor

Position in the Institute:
• Director of Education Office since March 2014

Current Project: University Interactions with the Surrounding Environment

Research Interests:
• Strategic Planning in Higher Education
• Third Generation University
• Future Studies
• Quality Management
• Design and Improvement of Methods and Systems
• Education
• Evaluation
• Problem Solving

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S. Abdol Amir Nabavi

Field of Study: Political Science
E-mail: nabavi@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Associate Professor
Position in the Institute:
• Scientific Secretary of Farabi International Award since May 2016
• Vice President for Research and Education (Dec. 2013 – Oct. 2016
• Acting Vice President for Research and Education (Mar. 2011 – Jun. 2012)
• Director of Comparative and Interdisciplinary Studies Department (Nov. 2006- June 2011)

Current project: Policy Making Social Mechanisms in Iranian Universities

Research Interests:
• History of Student Movements in Iran
• Islamic Studies in Iranian Universities
• Middle East Political Sociology

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Abbas Varij Kazemi

Field of Study: Cultural and Theoretical Sociology
E-mail: kazemi@iscs.ac.ir
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Assistant Professor

Position in the Institute:
• Faculty Member of the Institute since 2014

Current Project: Values and Attitudes of Professors of Iranian Universities

Research interests:
• Higher Education Studies
• Cultural Studies
• Cultural Change
• Sociology of Religion and Intellectuals
• Cultural and Urban Studies
• Studies of Everyday Life

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Mahdi Hoseinzade Feremi

Field of Study: Political Sociology
E-mail: mferemi@gmail.com
Faculty (Academic) Rank: Assistant Professor

Position in the Institute:
• Faculty Member of the Institute since September 2016

Current project: The study of the Impact of Academic and Student Associations on the Cultural And Social Empowerment of the Iranian University Students

Research interests:
• Studying and Observing Activities of Various Student Groups
• Studying The Culture, Politics and Community of Iranian Society