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Mohammad Esmaeil Riahi

Mohammad Esmaeil Riahi

Academic rank: Associate Professor
Education: PhD.
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Phone: 01135342654


  • PhD. in Sociology of Health and Illness , Panjab University , India (2000 - 2004)
    Thesis title: Gender Differences in Health Related Behaviors: A Comparative Study of University Students in Iran and India
  • MSc. in Sociology , Tarbiat Modares University , Iran (1991 - 1994)
    Thesis title: A Sociological Study of the Academic Libraries' Function in Scientific Development
  • BSc. in Social Sciences , University of Tehran , Iran (1984 - 1989)
    Thesis title: N/A


Research activities

Journal Papers
Female Healthcare Providers’ Experiences of Childbearing: A Content Analysis Based on the Social Capital Theory Mojgan Firouzbakht, Abbas Ebadi, Mohammad Esmaeil Riahi, َAram Tirgar, Maryam Nikpour (2022)
Social capital and fertility behaviors: a cross-sectional study in Iranian women health care workers Mojgan Firouzbakht, َAram Tirgar, Karimollah Hajian-Tilaki, Fatemeh Bakouei, Mohammad Esmaeil Riahi, Maryam Nikpour (2020)
Relationship of social capital with overweight and obesity among female health care workers Mojgan Firouzbakht, Mohammad Esmaeil Riahi, Karimollah Hajian-Tilaki, Abbas Ebadi, َAram Tirgar, Maryam Nikpour (2019)
Psychometric Properties of Persian Version of the Short-Form Workplace Social Capital Questionnaire for Female Health Workers Mojgan Firouzbakht, َAram Tirgar, Abbas Ebadi, Hamid Sharif Nia, Tuula Oksanen, Mohammad Esmaeil Riahi, Anne Kouvonen (2018)
Social capital and fertility behaviors among female workers in healthcare settings Mojgan Firouzbakht, َAram Tirgar, Karimollah Hajian-Tilaki, Abbas Ebadi, Fatemeh Bakouei, Mohammad Esmaeil Riahi, Maryam Nikpour (2018)
Conference Papers
School and Mental Health of Students Sedigeh Mirza Mostafa, Mohammad Esmaeil Riahi (2018)

Research interests

  • Sociological social psychology
  • Sociology of communication
  • sociology of body
  • Sociology of gender and gender differences
  • Sociology of family, marriage and divorce
  • sociology of health, illness and medicine