Ali Dadgar

Visiting Researcher

Degrees:Ph.D. Sociology (University of Windsor), M.A. Politics (University College Dublin), M.A. Sociology (Shahid Beheshti University), B.A. Sociology (Shahid Beheshti University)
Office:C779 Loeb Building

Ali Dadgar is a sociologist who studied social policy, political sociology, and social inequality. His current research focuses on how sociological knowledge can be used toward social policy design. He is also involved in a comparative study which examines the effects of educational inequality on conflict in the West Asia.

Selected publications

Dadgar, Ali. (Manuscript in progress). “Socio-Demographic Backgrounds of Parliamentary Elites: Descriptive Representativeness in Post-Revolution Iran.”

Nakhaie, Reza, Ali Dadgar and Paul Datta. (Under review by International Social Science Journal). “Tehran’s Troubled Teens: A Durkheimian Analysis of Youth Suicidality and Family Dynamics.”

Dadgar, Ali and Mahmoud Mirhashemi, translators. (2018). Shadow Sovereigns: How Global Corporations Are Seizing Power, by Susan George (Polity Press). Tehran: Social Security Research Institute Publication.

Dadgar, Ali. (2015). Book review: The End of Representative Politics, by Simon Tormey (Polity Press). LSE Review of Books.

Dadgar, Ali. (2013). Social Interactions and Mutual Rights. Tehran: Tabalvor Publication.

Mohseni Tabrizi, Alireza, Akbar Majdoddin and Ali Dadgar. (2010). “Family Determinants of Suicidality among Adolescents.” Journal of Population Association of Iran 8:173-200.

Fiuzat, Ebrahim, Reza Taslimi and Ali Dadgar. (2009). “Gandhi: Non-Violence Notion and the Contemporary Social Movements.” Iranian Journal of Sociology 10(3):141-160.

Recognitions and Awards

– Canadian Sociological Association’s Outstanding Graduating Student Award Recipient, 2018
– University of Windsor 4-Year PhD Graduate Assistantship, 2013 – 2017
– Graduate Student Society Scholarship, University of Windsor, 2015 & 2016