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Ali Madanipour

Assistant Professor of Sociology
Ali Madanipour brings an expertise in global and comparative sociology to the department of sociology and criminal justice at Simpson College.


Ali Madanipour teaches sociology of globalization, social statistics, research methods, sociological theories, introduction to sociology, and criminology at Simpson College. He is interested in conducting research on various forms of inequalities at micro and macro levels.



Sociology of Globalization

Political Corruption

Social Inequality

Sociology of Family

Social Research Methods



Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Texas Woman’s University, 2014

Distinguished Thesis Award, The 1st National Family Research Festival, Shahid Beheshti University, 2008



Ph.D. in Sociology, Texas Woman’s University, 2014

ABD in Sociology, Shahid Beheshti University, 2010

M.S. in Sociology, Shahid Beheshti University, 2005

B.S. in Sociology, Shahid Beheshti University, 2002