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Psychology, Sociology & Social Work

Mohammad Chaichian

Adjunct Faculty--Sociology


  • PhD Michigan State University
  • MS University of Michigan
  • MS University of Tehran, Iran


Professor of Sociology Dr. Mohammad Chaichian joined Mount Mercy in 1994. He holds a Master's degree in Architecture, a Master's degree in Urban Planning, and a PhD in Sociology. He was the recipient of the 2008-2010 Dr. Thomas R. Feld Endowed Chair for Teaching Excellence and community service. 

Dr. Chaichian has published numerous articles on contemporary Iran, immigration issues, urban political economy, and race relations, and has conducted workshops and given talks about the Middle East, particularly the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. His teaching interests include sociological theories, methods, urban sociology, social inequalities, social movements, race and ethnicity, and immigration issues. For more information see his Curriculum Vitae.