Abdie Kazemipur, Ph.D.

President-Elect, Canadian Sociological Association
Academic Director, Prairie Regional Research Data Center
Chair of Ethnic Studies 
Department of Sociology
University of Calgary  
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Email:     akazemipur@ucalgary.ca
Web site: www.abdiekazemipur.com

Mezquita-Catedral de Córdoba

Areas of Research

immigration, ethnic relations, religion, secularization, social capital, Muslim minorities in the West

Supervising degrees

Sociology - Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Sociology - Masters: Accepting Inquiries

Working with this supervisor


  • Kazemipur, A. (2021/in-press), Sacred as Secular: Secularization under Theocracy in Iran. McGill-Queen’s University Press.
  • Kazemipur, A. & B. Sadighi (2018), Between Hope and Fear: A Study of the Lives of Muslim Immigrants in Canada, Tehran: Nashre-Nay (in Persian)
    •  [selected as one of the 7 nominees for the 2019 Iran’s Social Science Book of the Year Award]
  • Kazemipur, A. (2014). The Muslim Question in Canada: A Story of Segmented Integration. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press
    • [recipient of the 2015 John Porter Award by Canadian Sociological Association]
  • Kazemipur, A. (2009), Social Capital and Diversity: Some Lessons from Canada, Bern: Peter Lang AG: International Academic Publisher.
  • Kazemipur, A. (2008). The Generation X: A Sociological Account of the Iranian Youth, Tehran: Nashre-Nay Publisher. (in Persian)
  • Kazemipur, A. (2005), Social Capital in Iran, Tehran: Iranian Ministry of Culture Publishers. (in Persian)
  • Kazemipur, A. (2004), An Economic Sociology of Immigrant Life in Canada, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Kazemipur, A. (2004), Religious Beliefs and Behaviours in Iran: 1974-2001, Tehran: Iranian Ministry of Culture Publishers. (in Persian)
  • Kazemipur, A. and S. S. Halli (2000), The New Poverty in Canada: Ethnic Groups and Ghetto Neighbourhoods, Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc.

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