Dr.Seyed Mahmood  Hosseini

Professor in  Agricultural Extension & Development


Department of Agricultural Extension & Education  
Faculty of Aricultural Economics & Development
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources,
University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

Phone: 0261 - 2238293
Fax:
Email: hseinim@ut.ac.ir
URL: http://can.ut.ac.ir/member/hoseini.aspx

Academic Appointments
Education
Areas of Specialization and Research Interests
Current Teaching
Thesis Supervised
Selected Publication
Book
 
   
 Academic Appointments TOC
AppointmentsDurationAcademic Center
Full Professor2013-presentUniversity of Tehran
Associate Professor2009-2013University of Tehran
Head, Department of Agricultural Extension & Education2005- 2007 University of Tehran
Member of Scientific Board of Journal of Agricultural Extension and Education Sciences1997 - 2011Association of Iranian Agricultural Extension and Education
founding member, Iranian Association of Agricultural Extension and Education1993 
Dean, College of Agriculture1992 -1993 Zanjan University
Vice Chancelor for Research, 1991 -1997Zanjan University
General Director, Research and Planning Affairs 1983 -1970Zanjan University

Education TOC
Ph.D: Agricultural Extension and Education, Cornell University, New York, U.S.A.1990.
M.Sc: Agricultural Education, Texas A&M University, Texas, U. S. A. 1978,
B.Sc: Agricultural Extension, Hamedan Agricultural College, Iran, 1976.

Areas of Specialization and Research Interests TOC
Agricultural Extension & Education
Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development
Agricultural entrpreneursip
drought and climate change studies
Ag. Extension privatization
Qualitative research

Current Teaching TOC
Course TitleDegreeLevelsCourse IDCreditsSyllabusNotes
Advanced Research Methodology In Ag. Ext. & Edu.    
Entreprenural Agricultural EducationPhd  3
Sociology of Rural DevelopmentMSs  2
Philosophy of Agricultural EducationPhd  2
Adult & Continuing EducationMSs  2
Rural & Tribal SociologyBSs  3
Agricultural Extension Approaches MSs  2

Thesis Supervised TOC
"Explaining a Model for Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Drought Condition, in Lorestan Province , Iran"":":Phd Dissertation::Noushin Osooli;    more...

"Explaining Effective Policies and Mechanisms for Designing Agricultural Advisory Services Nework in Western Azerbaijan, Iran   more...

" Investigating Policies and Practices of Adapting with Drought Based on Impications of Sustainable Development in in Nomadic Communities of Southern Part of Kerman Province"Phd Dissertation:Shahaboddin Shokri   more...

Integrating The Components of Adult Education Schools of Thought in Educational Programs Provided by Iranian Agricultural Extension System:Phd Dissertation:Shaqayeq Kheiri   more...

"Analysing Components for Socio-economic Sustainability of Agriculture in Nazararaba County of Karaj, Iran":Phd Dissertation:Marjan Vahedi;    more...

"Designing A Participatory Model for Management of Irrigation Network Using/Maintinance and Water Distribution in Alavian Dam, Eastern Azerbaijan Province, Iran   more...

" Restructuring of Iranian Agricultural Extension Organization Compatable with the Implications of Emerging Trends and Associated Needs":":Phd Dissertation:    more...

"Identification and Analysing The Context and Mechanisms of Nanotechnology Development in Iranian Agricultural Sector" , Phd Dissertation: Rouhollah Rezaei   more...

"Explaining the Components of E-Learning in "Scientific-Applied" Agricultural Education System of Iran"; Phd Dissertation : Davoud Mohammadi.   more...

Analyzing Agriculture Sector's Development Policies for Explaining Appropriate Policy Model of Sustanable Agriculture in Hemedan Province:Phd Dissertation:Karim Naderi Mahdei   more...

"Explaining Mechanisms of Strengthening Iranian Agricultural Research System, Phd Dissertation" , Aboulqasem Sharifzadeh   more...

"Investigating and Analysis of Approaches for Developing Entreprenurship in Iranian Higher Agricultural Education" ; Phd Dissertation: Farzad Eskandari.   more...

Designing an Optimum Model for Organizing Fishery Extension System in Southern Coast of Caspian Sea: Phd Dissertation:Javad Mohammad gholinia    more...

Analysing communication Network Rangeland Knowledge and Information System's Actors for Sustainability of Rangeland Ecosystems in Drought Condition": Phd Dissertation;: Shahram Moqaddas Farimani;    more...

" Desining an Extension Model for Institutionalization of Farmers' Participation in Occupational Organizations: The Case of Sagzabad, Qazvin"; Phd Dissertation: Peyman Falsafi.   more...

"Designing a Model of Integrated Indigenious and Modern Knowledge for a Systemic & Participatory Approach in Kermanshah, Iran" ;Phd Dissertation: Abdolhamid Papzan   more...

"Designing a Model of Professional Competencies for Instructors Affiliated with Scientific-Applied Iranian Agricu;ltural Higher Education Institutes":":Phd Dissertation:Seyed Davoud Hajmirrahimi    more...

"Investigating the Extension Policies and Mechanisms for Smallholders Farming Systems for Designing Appropriate Extension System for Small Farmers" :":Phd Dissertation:Seyed Aboulfazl Javadian   more...

"A Comparative Study of Extension Personnel in the Dominant Extension Approaches in Iran for Designing an Appropriate Extension Organizan..." Phd Dissertation; Aliqoli Heidari    more...


Selected Publication TOC
A. Journals Papers
Hosseini, S.M., Sharifzadeh, A. Akbari, M.; "Causes, effects and management mechanisms of drought crisis in rural and nomadic communities in southeastern Iran as perceived by agricultural/rural mangers and specialist". Journal of Human Ecology.   more...

Hashemi, S. M. , Hosseini, S.M."Farmers' competence and training needs on pest management practices: Participation in extension workshops . Crop ProtectionVolume 28, Issue 11, November 2009, Pages 934-939    more...

Hosseini, S.M, Rezaei, R. ;"Factors Affecting the Attitudes of Iranian Agricultural Faculty Members Towards Nanotechnology. World Applied Sciences Journal. Volume 2.   more...

Hosseini, S. M., Rezaei R.; "Factors affecting the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by Iranian agricultural faculty members. world Applied Science journal."   more...

Hosseini S. M. , Rezaei, R."Factors affecting the perceptions of Iranian agricultural researchers towards nanotechnology. Public Understanding of Science. Volume 1,   more...

8. Studying The Attitudes of Agricultural Faculty Members Towards Distance Education. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, Volume 1,    more...

12. Factors Influencing the Development of Entrepreneurial Education in Iran's Applied-Scientific Educational Centers for Agriculture.American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences Volume 5,    more...

13. An Investigation of Solutions to Empowering Iranian Rural People to use Services Offered by Information and Communication Technology Service Offices: The Case of Isfahan Province. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Volume 2,    more...

َ"A study on the Areas and Strategies of Privatization of Extension Services in Eastern Azerbaijan Province, Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Iran, No. 2; "   more...

Moqadas, S; Hosseini S.M. Mirdamadi, M." Investigating Factors affecting the Sustainability of pastureland Ecosystems in Drought Condition, as perceived by Range Owners of Fars Province; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences.    more...

2. Factors affecting the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by Iranian agricultural faculty members. World Applied Science journal   more...

"Investigating the Factors affecting the Research Function of Faculty Members of Higher Agricultural Education Centers"; Journal of Iranian Agricultural Sciences; No. 2 2007.   more...

Factors Affecting the Development of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Competencies among Junior Students of the Agricultural College of University of Tehran"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences; No.1 2007.    more...

"Investigating the Ecological Sustainability of Smallholding Farming Systems in Salehabad District, Hemdan Province, Iran" ;Journal of Iranian Agricultural Sciences; 2007.   more...

Investigating the Employment Status of agricultural Students Graduated from The University of Tehran; Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development Research; Vol. 39, No.1; 2008.   more...

"Investigation on Factors Affecting the Sustainability of rangeland Ecosystems in Drought Condition as Perceived by Rangeland Owners in Fars Province, Iran"; Journal Agricultural Sciences, No.2; 2007.   more...

An Analysis of Determinants of Entrepreneurship Development in Greenhouse Production Units in Iran"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences"; No.1; 2007.   more...

Mechanisms and Strategies of Iranian Universities' participation in Agricultural Extension"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences; No.1; 2007.    more...

"Factor Analysis of Effective Constructs of Agricultural Technology Generation, Transformation and Application System"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences: 2004.    more...

"Analysis of Factors Affecting the Sustainability of Farming Practices and Indigenous Knowledge of Women Rice Farmers in Bandar Anzali, Iran": Journal of Agricultural Sciences; No. 8; winter, 2008.    more...

"An Analysis of Effective Factors and Preconditions for Restructuring the Organizational Structure of Iranian Agricultural Extension System"; Journal of Research and Development; Vol.17; No.3; 2004.    more...

"An Analysis of Constraints and Barriers of Entrepreneurship Development in Iranian Greenhouse Units"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences"; No. 1; 2007   more...

"Analyzing the Attitudes of Instructors Towards E-Learning in "Scientific-Applied" Agricultural Education System"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development", Vol. 39; No.1; 2009.   more...

Designing a Model Representing the Implications of New Agricultural Research Paradigm for Iranian Context"; Journal Agricultural Extension and Education; Vol. 3; No.2; 2007.   more...

"Strengthening Iranian Agricultural System" Relevant Preconditions and Mechanisms"; Quarterly Journal of Village and Development; No.8; 2006.    more...

"Participatory Technology Development (PTD): A New Approach for Generation and Transfer of Appropriate Technology for Small Holders"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences; No.7; 2007.    more...

" The Role of Agricultural Extension Approaches in Sustainable Agricultural Development in Iran"; Agricultural Economics and Development Journal"; No. 52; 2005.    more...

" Agricultural Land Consolidation in Iran: Using European Countries's Experiences"; Journal of Rural Areas and Development"; 8th Year; 2005   more...

"Identifying and Analysis of Educational Components Affecting Entrepreneurial Capabilities of Students of "Scientific-Applied Higher Agricultural Education Centers"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences; No.1; 2007.    more...

"Designing a Two-Way Agricultural Knowledge and Information System for Institutionalization of Farmer Participation in Production Organizations"; Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development; Year13, No.52; 2005.    more...

"Communicational Factors Affecting the Attitudes of Farmers Towards Using Soil Conservation Practices"; Journal of Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences; Vol. 15; No.6, 2008.   more...

"Factors Affecting the Performance of Extension Specialists Working in the " National Project for Wheat Production" Plan in Qazvin Province, Iran"; Journal of Agricultural Extension and Education Sciences; Vol.3 No. 2, 2007.   more...

An assessment of applying precision Agriculture as an appropriate technology as perceived by agricultural Specialists in Fars Province Iran, American-Eurasian J Agric Environ, Volume 6, 2009   more...

The Role of Iranian Higher Agricultural Education System on Entrepreneurial Success of its Graduates: Some Policy Implications for Entrepreneurship Education. American-Eurasian J Agric Environ Science .Volume 3, 2008   more...

Analysis of Factors Influencing Rural Peoples Participation in National Action Plan for Sustainable Management of Land and water Resources in Hable-Rud Basin Iran. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences   more...

Path Analysis of Direct and Indirect Effect of Literacy on Applying Proper Statistical Test (Case Study of Agricultural extension and education graduated students. Journal of American Science. Volume 7, 2009   more...

Effective Mechanisms for Design of Agricultural Services Network in West Azerbaijan Province Iran. World Applied Sciences Journal, Volume 11, 2008   more...

An Investigation of Solutions to Empowering Iranian Rural People to use Services Offered by Information and Communication Technology Service Offices: The Case of Isfahan Province. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Volume 2, 2008   more...

Factors Influencing the Development of Entrepreneurial Education in Iran's Applied-Scientific Educational Centers for Agriculture. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Volume 5, 2008   more...

Factors influencing the entrepreneurship in Iran's agricultural cooperatives. Australian. Journal of basic and applied science. 2009   more...

" An Analysis of Farmers' Perceptions on Subjective Indicators of Sustainable Agriculture in Household Level in Nazarabad District, Tehran Province"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development; No.2; 2009.   more...

"Determinants of Iranian Agricultural Researchers' perceptions Towards Nanotechnology"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development; No.3; 2009.   more...

"Determinants of Farmers Adoption of Social Insurance: Case of Qorveh and Dehgolan Districts of Kurdistan Province, Iran"; Journal of Rural Areas and Development; No.2 2009.   more...

"Determining Factors Affecting Capital Investment in Cooperatives of Kermanshah Province"; Journal of Cooperatives; 2009    more...

" Barriers and Facilitators of Using E-Learning in Scientific- Applied Agricultural Education System of Iran"; Journal of Agricultural Education Management Research, Iran";No.3 ;2009.    more...

"A Study on Challenges and Constraints Facing University Outreach Activities as Perceived by Faculty Members of Iranian Agricultural Colleges"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development"; No. 3; 2009.   more...

"A Study on Identifying and Analysis of Barriers on Nanotechnology Development in Agricultural Sector as Perceived by Iranian Agricultural Researchers "; Journal of Science and Technology Policy; No.1; 2009.    more...

" Analysis of Factors Affecting Entrepreneurial Capabilities of Students as Perceived by Graduates of Scientific-Applied Higher Agricultural Education Centers in Iran"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development; No. 2; 2009.    more...

"Investigating Communication Network of Actors of Agricultural and Rangeland Knowledge and Information System"; Journal of Agricultural Sciences; 2005.    more...

"Investigating the Mechanisms and Challenges of Strengthening the Function of Higher Agricultural Education System In Research"; Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences"; No.1; 2007.   more...

" A Study on the Mechanisms of Integrating FFS and PFI in Diffusion of Innovations in Sustainable Agriculture Context"; Journal of Rural Areas and Development; Year 8; No.3; 2005.   more...

" Farmers Perceptions on Soil Conservation Practices in Karkhe and Dez Watershed Areas, Iran"; Journal of Watershed Conservation Sciences; Vol.3; No.2; 2008.   more...


B. Conference Papers
Hosseini, S. M.. , Qasemi, J.;"Analysis of Strategies for Successful Implementation of University Outreach Services as Perceived by Faculty Members of Iranian Agricultural College"s, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada   more...

Hosseini, M. "Beyond Conventional Frontiers: Emerging Grounds for Public-Private Cooperation in Agricultural Extension. 2nd Australasia- Pacific Extension Conference, Australia.   more...

"pre-conditions for privatization of agricultural extension services for greenhouse owners in Tehran province", 20th European Seminar on Extension and Eeucation; Helesinki, Finland,    more...

Hosseini, S. M. "Islamic Republic and Rural Iran: Ten Years After the Revolution", a Paper Presented to the 7th Annual Conference of CIRA. Columbia University. New York..   more...


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