Abdie Kazemipur


Chair of Ethic Studies

Faculty of Arts , Department of Sociology

Academic Director, Prairie Regional Research Date Centre

University of Calgary

Co-Editor, Canadian Ethnic Studies Journal

University of Calgary

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Educational Background

B.A. Sociology, University of Tehran, 1986

M.A. Sociology, University of Tehran, 1990

Ph.D. Sociology, The University of Manitoba, 1999


Participation in university strategic initiatives


Course number Course title Semester
SOCI311 Social Statistics
SOCI331 Classical Sociological Theory
SOCI375 Race and Ethnicity


  • President (2021-22), Canadian Sociological Association. 2021
  • National Metropolis Researcher Award, Canadian National Metropolis Secretariat. 2019
  • John Porter Tradition of Research Excellence Award, Canadian Sociological Association. 2015
  • University Scholar Research Chair, The University of Lethbridge. 2014
  • Stephen Jarislowsky Research Chair in Culture Change and Immigration, Memorial University of Newfoundland. 2012


  • عبدالمحمد كاظميبور. ٢٠٢٤. ديني بقدر ما هو دنيوي: العلمانيه في ظل نظام الحكم الديني في ایران. بيروت (لبنان). جسور للترجمه والنشر . (2024)
  • Kazemipur, A. & M. Goodarzi (2023), What Went Wrong? The Decline of Community in Iran. Tehran: Nashre Aghar. (in Persian). (2023)
  • Kazemipur, A. (2022), Sacred as Secular: Secularization under Theocracy in Iran. McGill-Queen’s University Press.. McGill-Queen's University Press. (2022)
  • Kazemipur, A. & B. Sadighi (2018), Between Hope and Fear: A Study of the Lives of Muslim Immigrants in Canada, Tehran: Nashre-Nay (in Persian). (2018)
  • Kazemipur, A. (2014). The Muslim Question in Canada: A Story of Segmented Integration. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press . University of British Columbia Press. (2014)
  • Kazemipur, A. (2009), Social Capital and Diversity: Some Lessons from Canada, Bern: Peter Lang AG: International Academic Publisher. . (2009)
  • Kazemipur, A. (2008). The Generation X: A Sociological Account of the Iranian Youth, Tehran: Nashre-Nay Publisher. (in Persian). (2008)
  • Kazemipur, A. and S. S. Halli (2000), The New Poverty in Canada: Ethnic Groups and Ghetto Neighbourhoods, Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc. . (2000)

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