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Dr Hossein Adibi
Discipline *
Other Studies in Human Society
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PhD (United States International University), MA(SocSc) (University of Teheran), MA(Ed) (University of Teheran), BA(Hons) (University of Teheran)


Iranian diaspora, Iranian society & culture, Iranians in Australia, Iranians in Queensland, Muslims in Australia, Persian speaking countries, Sociology of Health and Illness, Sociology of Islam, Sociology of Migration, Urban Sociology

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Hossein’s teaching spans a broad spectrum of experience commencing at Tehran University in 1972. He commenced his teaching at QUT in July 1995 and has taught and undertaken research at:

  • Flinders University
  • University of South Australia
  • UCLA
  • Harvard University.

Research Interests

  • qualitative and quantitative research methodology
  • international social work
  • urban studies; population studies
  • Iranian society
  • Islam and Islamic societies
  • migrants and refugees
  • developing countries
  • immigration and multiculturalism in Australia
  • studies of health and illness.
This information has been contributed by Dr Hossein Adibi.


  • Adibi H, (2007) History, Middle East, International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities p287-291
  • Adibi H, (2006) The Impact of Globalisation on the Identity of Iranians in Australia, Proceedings of the International Conference on the Iranian Identity p3-22
  • Adibi H, (2006) Sociology of Masculinity in the Middle East, Social Change in the 21st Century 2006 Conference Proceedings p1-10
  • Adibi H, (2003) How Iranians View Their Return Migration To Iran, Iran Encountering Globalization: Problems and Prospects p199-256
  • Adibi H, (2003) Identity and Social Change, Social Change in the 21st Century 2003 Conference Refereed Proceedings p1-11
  • Adibi H, (2001) Iranians, Multicultural Queensland 2001 p193-197
  • Adibi H, (1999) Healthy Homes, Health Ecology: Health, Culture And Human-environment Interaction. p193-206
  • Adibi H, (1999) Florence Nightingale and Indigenous Health, Individuals & Institutions in the History of Medicine p1-4
  • Adibi H, (1998) Iranians in Australia, Mehregan in Sydney p103-130
  • Adibi H, Pourreza A, (1998) Social and Structural Issues Surrounding Family Planning in Iran, Refashioning Sociology: Responses to a New World Order p448-454

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