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Dr. Hatam Hosseini

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​Dr. Hatam Hosseini

Faculty of Arts & Science - Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Adjunct Professor
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email: hatamh@nipissingu.ca
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Education:

Ph.D. January 2002 to June 2008;
M.A. September 1996 to February 1998;
B.A. September 1989 to January 1993

Areas of Specialization:

Social Demography, Population Analysis, Social Research

Research Interests:

  • Demography of Ethnic Groups
  • Human fertility, Reproductive Health; Marriage and Family Change, Population Policy
  • Marriage, and Family Change
  • Demography of Aging
  • Demography of Muslim Countries

Current & Future Research:

I am involved in a joint research project between Nipissing University and Bu-Ali Sina University that investigates socio-cultural determinants of enduring below-replacement fertility in low-fertility contexts such as Iran and Canada and related population policy challenges.

Publications:

Books:

Hosseini, Hatam; Milad Bagi (2017) Methods for Demographic Analysis [Translated into Persian], Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam; Milad Bagi (2015) Social Science Methods for Research on Sexual and Reproductive Health [Translated into Persian], Martine Collumbien, Joanna Busza, John Cleland, and Oona Campbel, Publications Nour-e-Elm

Hosseini, Hatam; Mohammad Torkashvand (2013) Application of Computer in Demography [in Persian], Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2012) Demographic Methods: Exercises in Analytical and Applied Demography [in Persian], Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2012) Socioeconomic Demography and Family Planning [in Persian], Second Edition, Fourth Publication, Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2012) MortPak 4 (for windows): The United Nations Software Package for Mortality Measurement [Translated in to Persian], Tehran, Jammeeshenasan Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2009) Spectrum: Policy Modeling System [Translated in to Persian], Tehran, Jammeeshenasan Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2008) Introduction to Socioeconomic Demography and Family Planning [in Persian], First Edition, third Publication, Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2006) DemProj: A Computer Program for Making Population Projection [Translated in to Persian], Tehran, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Regional Center for Population Studies and Research in Asia and the Pacific (PSRC).

Hosseini, Hatam; Gholamreza Kohansali (2006) Demographic Methods, [Translated into Persian], Tehran, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Regional Center for Population Studies and Research in Asia and the Pacific (PSRC).

Hosseini, Hatam (2004) Introduction to Socioeconomic Demography and Family Planning [in Persian], First Edition, Second Publication, Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam; Gholamreza Kohansali (2004) Introduction to Demographic Analysis: Principles and Methods [Translated in to Persian], Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2003) Indirect Methods for Estimation of Demographic Indexes: Step-by-Step Guide to the Estimation of Child Mortality [Translated in to Persian], Tehran, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Regional Center for Population Studies and Research in Asia and the Pacific (PSRC).

Hosseini, Hatam (2002) Introduction to Socioeconomic Demography and Family Planning [in Persian], First Publication, Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam; Mehdi Rezaei (2002) Mortpak-Lite: The United Nations Software Package for Mortality Measurement [Translated into Persian], Hamedan, Bu-Ali Sina University Press.

Hosseini, Hatam (2000) Population, Demography and Family Planning [in Persian], Hamedan, Fanavaran Press.

Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal; Hatam Hosseini (2009) “Ethnicity and Fertility: Explanation of Fertility Behavior of Kurd and Turk Women in Uromiah District” [Book Chapter] in "Population and Development in Iran: Issues and Challenges" (Eds. Rasoul Sadeghi), Tehran, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Regional Center for Population Studies and Research in Asia and the Pacific (PSRC). 

Articles in Refereed Journals:

Erfani, Amir; Hatam Hosseini; Marzieh Nojomi (2018). “Unintended Pregnancies in Hamedan, Iran: Levels and Determinants”, Women and Health, DOI: 10.1080/03630242.2018.1478360.

Nasri, Sanaz; Hatam Hosseini; Amir Erfani (2018). “Ethnic Differences in Demand for Long-acting and Permanent Contraceptive Methods in Urmia, Iran”, [in Persian], Journal of Population Association of Iran, 11(22): 83-117.

Hosseini, Hatam (2018). “Controversial Situations and the Problem of Population Policy Making in Iran”, [in Persian], Quarterly Journal of Population, 22(94-93): 19-46.

Erfani, Amir, Marzieh Nojomi and Hatam Hosseini. (2018). "Prolonged Birth Intervals in Hamedan, Iran: Variations and Determinants", Journal of Biosocial Science, 50(4): 457-471, Doi: 1017/S0021932017000232.

Norouzi, Fereshteh; Abbas Askari Nodoushan; Hatam Hosseini (2017). “Comparative Study of the Determinants of Contraceptive Use in Urban and Rural Areas of Ilam District”, [in Persian], Journal of Woman and Family Studies, 5(2): 193-220.

Hosseini, Hatam, Amir Erfani and Marzieh Nojomi. (2017). “Factors associated with the incidence of induced abortion in Hamedan, Iran,” Archives of Iranian medicine 20(5): 282-287.

Hosseini, Hatam; Abbas Askari Nodoushan; Nahid Moradi (2016) “A Comparative Study of Childbearing Desires of Shiia and Sunni’s Kurdish Women in Rural Areas Kamyaran”, [in Persian], Journal of Women and Family Studies, 4(1): 63-84.

Hosseini, Hatam; Milad Bagi (2016) “A Study on Kurdish Women’s Point of View toward Pattern of Consanguineous Marriage in Mahabad” [in Persian] Quarterly Journal of Women Studies Sociological and Psychological, 14(1): 155-185.

Hosseini, Hatam; Maryam Geravand (2016) “Explaining the Gap in Women's Behavior and Attitudes toward Pattern of Mate Selection in Kouhdasht” [in Persian], Journal of Applied Sociology, 27(1): 113-128. 

Hosseini, Hatam; Soleiman, Pakseresht; Mehdi Rezaei; Maryam Mehreganfar (2016) “Qualitative Analysis of Childbearing Action of Arab Spouses in the city of Ahwaz" [in Persian], Journal of the Population Association of Iran, 9(17): 139-166.

Askari Nodoushan, Abbas; Hatam Hosseini; Hamed Karimi (2015) “Comparative Study of the Determinants of Fertility Ideals among Employed and Unemployed Kurdish Women in Sanandaj” [in Persian], Quarterly Journal of Women Strategic Studies, 17(64): 45-83.

Hosseini, Hatam and Amir Erfani. (2014). “Ethnic differences in the attitudes and practice of consanguineous marriage among Kurds and Turks in Uromiah District, Iran,” Journal of Comparative Family Studies, Vol. XLV, No. 3, PP 389-403.

Hosseini, Hatam (2014) “Using Contraceptive Methods and Its Impact on Fertility Differential of Kurd and Turk Women in Orumieh District”, [in Persian], Quarterly Journal of Population Studies, 1(2): 67-88.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2014) "Socioeconomic, cultural and demographic determinants of childbearing desires among married women attending health centers in Hamedan (2012)", [in Persian], Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (Behbood), 18(1): 35-43.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2014) “Population Changes, Challenges of Family Planning Program, and Implications of Population Policy Making in Iran”, [in Persian], Journal of the Population Association of Iran, 6(12): 102-121.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2014) “Culture and Childbearing: Study of Fertility Desires of Kurdish Women in City of Mahabad” [in Persian], Journal of Women’s Strategic Studies, 15(58): 121-161.

Hosseini, Hatam; Fatemeh Torabi, Balal Bagi (2014) "Demand for Long-Acting and Permanent Contraceptive Methods among Kurdish Women in Mahabad, Iran", Journal of Biosocial Science, 46(6): 772-785.

Hosseini, Hatam (2013) "Comparative Study of Marital Structure of Kurd and Turk Women" [in Persian], Quarterly Journal of Specialized Social Sciences, Tenth Year, No. 36, PP. 61-80.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2013) “Reasons Behind Contraception Discontinuation and Switching among Married Women Between 15 and 49 in Mahabad city (2012)” [in Persian], Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (Behbood), 17(9): 572-581.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2013) “Discriminant Analysis of Factors Affecting Contraceptive Use among Married Kurdish Women in City of Mahabad” [in Persian], Iranian Journal of Sociology, 14(2): 151-175.

Hosseini, Hatam; Maryam Geravand (2013) “Measurement of Factors Affecting Gap of Women’s Behavior and Attitude toward Appropriate Age at Marriage in city of Koohdasht”, [in Persian], Women in Development and Politics, 11(1): 101-118.

Pakseresht, Soleiman; Hatam Hosseini, Mina Inanlou (2013) “A Thematic Analysis of Body Behaviors of Women and girls in Tehran”, [in Persian], Quarterly Journal of Cultural Studies and Communication, 8(28): 147-169.

Hosseini, Qorban; Hatam Hosseini (2013) “Comparison of Determinants of Fertility Behavior among Kurdish Women Inhabitant in Rural Area of Ravansar and West Gilan District”, [in Persian], Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (Behbood), 17(5), 316-324.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2013) “Women’s Autonomy and Fertility Actions among Kurdish Women in City of Mahabad”, [in Persian], Journal of Women in Policy and Development, 10(4): 57-78.

Hosseini, Hatam (2013) “Transition to Aging in Muslim Countries: Trends and Policy Implications” [in Persian] Quarterly of Population, No. 80, PP 21-46.

Hosseini, Hatam; Balal Bagi (2013) “Demand for Contraceptive Methods and its Determinants among Kurdish Women in City of Mahabad” [in Persian], Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (Behbood), 17(3), 181-190.

Hosseini, Hatam, Amir Erfani, Soleiman Pakseresht, and Balal Bagi (2012) “Unmet Need for Reproductive Health and its Determinants among Kurdish Women in Mahabad,” [in Persian], Women's Research Journal, 10(2):65-86.

Hosseini, Hatam (2012) “Ethnic Differences in Women’s Marriage Behavior and their Attitude toward Marriage of Daughters in Uromiah District” [in Persian], Journal of the Population Association of Iran, 5(9): 7-28.

Hosseini, Hatam; Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi (2011) “Proximate Determinants of Fertility of Kurd and Turk Women in Uromiah District: An Application of Bongaarts Decomposition Method” [in Persian], Journal of Iranian Social Studies, 4(2): 23-48.

Hosseini, Hatam (2011) “Development Dynamics and Fertility Convergence in Muslim Countries” [in Persian], Iranian Journal of Sociology, 11(3): 3-28.

Hosseini, Hatam (2011) “Comparative Study of Fertility Transition and Population Ageing in Four Selected Countries in the Middle East and North Africa” [in Persian], Social Sciences Month Book, No. 42-43, PP. 84-97.

Hosseini, Hatam (2010) “Women’s Human Capital and Fertility Convergence in Asian Countries” [in Persian], Women’s Research Journal, 8(2): 163-188.

Hosseini, Hatam; Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi (2009) “Ideational Change and Its Impact on Fertility Behavior and attitudes of Kurd and Turk Women” [in Persian], Women’s Research Journal, 7(2): 55-84.

Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal; Hatam Hosseini (2009) “Ethnicity and Fertility: Assessment of Competing Hypotheses for the Explanation of Ethnic Fertility Differentials in Uromiah District” [in Persian], Journal of the Population Association of Iran, 2(4): 5-41.

Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal; Hatam Hosseini (2008) “Ethnic Fertility Differentials in Iran: Trends and Correlates” [in Persian], Iranian Journal of Sociology, 8(4): 3-36.

Hosseini, Hatam; Amir Houshang Mehryar (2006) “Ethnicity, Educational Inequality and Fertility” [in Persian], Journal of the Population Association of Iran, 1(1): 141-167.

Hosseini, Hatam (2002) “Population Trends and Challenges in the Middle East and North Africa” (Translated into Persian), Quarterly Journal of Population, No. 39 & 40, PP. 99-115.

Hosseini, Hatam (2001) “The Relationship between Mortality and Socioeconomic Development in the Iranian Provinces in 1996” [in Persian], Journal of Social Sciences (UTJSS), 17(17): 71-96.

Hosseini, Hatam (2000) “Fertility and Development in Islamic Countries” [in Persian] Research Journal of Humanities, No.1 & 2, PP. 71-94.

Hosseini, Hatam (2000) “Child Mortality Rates, Causes and Socioeconomic, and Demographic Determinants in Javanroud” [in Persian] Quarterly Journal of Population, No. 33 & 34, PP. 73-99.

Refereed Technical Reports: 

Nojomi, Marzieh, Amir Erfani, Hatam Hosseini. (2016). Determinants of unwanted pregnancy, induced abortion, and inequality in birth intervals among married women in the city of Hamedan, Iran. Iran University of Medical Sciences: Tehran, Iran, 85 pages (Commissioned report in Persian). 

Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal; Hatam, Hosseini (2008). "Fertility Differences of Kurd and Turk Ethnic Groups in Iran: Case Study of West Azerbaijan Province", Institute for Social Research, University of Tehran (UT).

Hosseini, Hatam (2004). Ethnicity and Fertility: Analysis of the Level and Fertility Behavior of Kurd and Turk Ethnic Groups and its Determinants in the Rural Area of Uromiah District, the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Research and Study Center for Population in Asia & the Pacific (PSRC).

Hosseini, Hatam (2001). “Industrial Development Studies of Azerbaijan Region: The Study of Demographic Characteristics of the Region and projection of its Trend Changes to 2021”, The Ministry of Industries, Tehran, IRAN.

Alizadeh, Mohammad; Hatam, Hosseini (1998). “The Study of Mutual Effects of Population Indexes and Variables on the Pattern of Second Development Program of Iran”, The Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Regional Research and Study Center for Population in Asia & the Pacific (PSRC) and Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, Tehran, IRAN.

Courses Taught:

Courses Taught at Bu-Ali Sina University 

A) Undergraduate (Sep. 1999 – Present):

  • Introduction to Demography
  • Methods for Demographic Analysis
  • Demography of Iran
  • Socio-Economic Demography
  • Applied Demography
  • Population and Family Planning (1999-2014)

B) Postgraduate (Sep. 2009-cont):

  • Population and Development Planning
  • Demographic Softwares
  • Methods for Demographic Estimation
  • Population and Society
  • Trends and Determinants of Fertility
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