Ismail Nooraddini

Ismail Nooraddini

Ismail Nooraddini

Graduate Research Assistant

Qualitative and quantitative research methods

Ismail Nooraddini received his PhD in Sociology from George Mason University (GMU) in fall 2022. He is a survey and methodology consultant for the Department of State (DOS). He received his B.A. in Sociology from the University of Maryland College Park in 2009 and earned his M.A. degree in Sociology from University of Maryland Baltimore County in 2012. His primary research interests include qualitative and quantitative methods. 

His professional background includes over thirteen years of quantitative and qualitative research for government, private, marketing, and academic sectors. He has designed and assisted in research projects for The Department of Education (ED), The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), The U.S. Department of State (DOS), The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Social Security Administration (SSA), The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and Department of Justice (DOJ), The State of Maryland, UMBC, and several Fortune 500 companies. He has also taught college level courses on social research methodology and Sociology at local colleges, and occasionally leads workshops on best practices in survey research.

For more information on Dr. Nooraddini, please visit his LinkedIn profile 

Current Research

Dr. Nooraddini is interested in qualitative and quantitative research methods. On the qualitative side, he is interested in field work, in-depth interviewing, and cognitive interview techniques. On the quantitative side, he is interested in survey design, sampling, and weighting, as well as advanced statistics. When combined together, qualitative and quantitative research methods provide a robust manner to get at your set of research questions.

 

Selected Publications

 

Nooraddini,I. and Davis, S. (2023). Marital Expectations. In Marriage and Divorce in America: Issues, Trends, and Controversies

Nooraddini, I., 2022. Means and Ends. In: Kurtz, L.R. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict, vol. 1. Elsevier, Academic Press, pp. 299–308. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-820195-4.00097-2.

 

Nooraddini, I. and J.C. Witte. (2021).  Introduction to the study "The Impact of Quantity and Quality of Interaction of Attitudes Toward Immigrants (IQQIAI): A Survey of Residents in the Washington and Baltimore Metropolitan Areas". Institute for Immigration Research. Available on the IIR website

Nooraddini, I. (In Press 2021). Intergenerational Transmission of Gendered Attitudes Among Second-Generation Adolescents: The Role Culture Plays in Modifying the Transmission of Gender Ideology from Immigrant Mothers to their Children. Advances in Gender Research.

Leshem, O., Nooraddini, I., Witte, J. (2019). Surveying Societies Mired in Conflict: Evidence of Social Desirability Bias in Palestine. International Journal of Public Opinion. https://doi.org/10.1093/ijpor/edz002

Sugovic, M., I. Nooraddini, B. Sherehiy (2016). “Evaluation of Safety Label Design: Comparison between Cognitive Interviewing versus Focus Group Methods.” Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting; 60:1632-1636. Doi: 10.1177/1541931213601376

Manion, T., A. Akinyemi, I. Nooraddini, E. Haile (2012).A Comparison of Suicide Characteristics and Precipitating Circumstances by Age Group Among Maryland Resident: Data from the Maryland Violent Death Reporting System, 2003-2009.” Suicidology Online; 3:131-137. Available online: http://www.suicidology-online.com/pdf/SOL-2012-3-131-137.pdf

 

Works in Progress

Davis, S. and Nooraddini, I. Nature, Nurture, and Adult Gendered Selves: An Examination of Twin and Non-Twin Siblings (Manuscript in Progress).

Cheah, C. S. L., Tahseen, M., Balkaya, M., Nooraddini, I. & Castro., K. M. Exploring the conceptualization of risky behaviors among Muslim-American adolescents through focus groups (Manuscript in preparation).

Expanded Publication List

Nooraddini, I., Nazar, K., and Waslin, M. (2021). A Profile of Foreign-Born Green Job Workers in the United States. Institute for Immigration Research. Available online at https://iir.gmu.edu/articles/16249

Furuya, Y., Nooraddini, I., Wang, W., Waslin, M. (2019). A Profile of Immigrant Teachers in The United States. Institute for Immigration Research. Available online at https://iir.gmu.edu/articles/12824.

Nooraddini, I. (2018). A Profile of Immigrants from Travel Ban-Affected Countries in the United States. Institute for Immigration Research. Available online at https://iir.gmu.edu/articles/11814.

Restrepo, J., Ulasevich, A., Rhone, M., Mbangdadji, D., Nooraddini, I., Van Over, M., and Eulner Ott, M. (2017). Review of Summer Work Travel Program: Program effects and economic impact. Alliance for International Exchange. Available at http://www.alliance-exchange.org/sites/default/files/SWTReportExecSum_EurekaFacts_20170612.pdf.

Nooraddini, I., Ton, A., & Sherehiy B. (2017). Millennial Work Engagement: An Unmet Desire. EurekaFacts White Paper. Available online: https://www.academia.edu/34194277/Millennial_Work_Engagement_An_Unmet_Desire

Nooraddini, I., & Sherehiy, B. (2016). “Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) 2016 Communications Survey.” Maryland Health Connection. Available at http://www.marylandhbe.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/MHC-Survey-Report-2016-10.17.16.pdf.

Nooraddini, I., & Sherehiy, B. (2016). “Table Saw Blade Guard Survey: Modular guard System Usage and Preferences.” Consumer Product Safety Commission. Available at http://www.cpsc.gov/Global/Regulations-Laws-and-Standards/Voluntary-Standards/Voluntary-Standards-Reports/EurekaFactsTableSawBladeGuardSurveyReport(Final6bcleared)updatedcoverpage.pdf.

Grants and Fellowships

Vanderbilt Subsidy for LAPOP Summer School in International Survey Methods (2024)

Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) Travel Funds for American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Conference (2020)*

Graduate Student Travel Fund (GSTF) to Attend Southern Sociological Society (SSS) Conference (2020)*

Russel Sage Grant for Summer Institute in Migration Research Methods (2019)

Dennis-Weathers Sociology Award (2019)

Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) Travel Funds for Association of Psychological Science (APS) Conference (2019)

Graduate Student Travel Fund (GSTF) to Attend Southern Sociological Society (SSS) Conference (2019)

Graduate Research Assistantship Fellowship (2017 - 2020)

 

*Cancelled or retracted due to COVID-19

Courses Taught

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (Fall 2024)
George Mason University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology


Methods of Social Research (Fall 2014, Fall 2015)
Hood College, Department of Sociology and Social Work

Introduction to Sociology (Spring 2015)
Montgomery College, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

Education

Primary Advisor: Shannon Davis

 

PhD Sociology- George Mason University (2022)

M.A. Sociology- University of Maryland Baltimore County (2012)

B.A. Sociology- University of Maryland College Park (2010)

Recent Presentations

Witte, J., Nooraddini, I., and Hossfeld, C. (2022). Attitudes Toward Immigrants in Seven American Metropolitan Areas. Paper presentation at the 91st annual meeting at the Southern Sociological Society. Birmingham, AL.

Davis, S. and Nooraddini, I. (2022). Nature, Nurture, and Adult Gendered Selves: An Examination of Twin and Non-Twin Siblings. Paper presentation at the 91st annual meeting at the Southern Sociological Society. Birmingham, AL.

Davis, S., Nooraddini, I., & Evans, J. (2020). Nature, Nurture, and Adult Gendered Selves: An Examination of Twin and Non-Twin Siblings. Paper presentation at the 90th annual meeting at the Southern Sociological Society. Pennsylvania, PA.*

Nooraddini, I., Nazar, K., and Waslin, M. (2020). A Profile of Foreign-Born Green Job Workers in the United States. Paper presentation at the Mason Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference. Fairfax, VA.*

Bautisa, Rene, Ventura, I, Smith, T. W., Nooraddini, I., and Witte, J. (2020). The “Problem” with asking about the Immigration Problem. Paper presentation at the  at the 90th annual meeting at the Population Association of America (PAA). Washington, DC.*

Bautisa, Rene, Ventura, I, Smith, T. W., Nooraddini, I., and Witte, J. (2020). The “Problem” with asking about the Immigration Problem. Paper presentation at the at the 75th annual meeting at the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR). Atlanta, GA.*

Nooraddini, I. (2020). Intergenerational Transmission of Gendered Attitudes Among Second-Generation Adolescents: Using a Multi-group Structural Equation Model to Test Interaction Effects of Mother's Gender Ideology and Her Nativity on Adolescent Gender Attitudes. Paper presentation at the 90th annual meeting at the Eastern Sociological Society. Pennsylvania, PA.

Nooraddini, I., Witte, J., Wagner, G. (2019). Integration of Immigrants in Germany and the United States: A Comparative Analysis of Turks in Germany and Mexicans in the United States. Poster Presentation at the 31st Association of Psychological Science. Washington, DC.

Furuya, Y., Nooraddini, I., Wang, W. (2019). A Profile of Immigrant Teachers in The United States. Paper presentation at the 82 annual meeting at the Southern Sociological Society. Atlanta, GA.

Cheah C. Tahseen, M., Balkaya, M., Nooraddini, I. (2018). Exploring the Conceptualization of Risk Behaviors Among Muslim-American Adolescents Through Focus Groups. Poster presentation at the 25th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the study of Behavioral Development. Queensland, Australia.

Nooraddini, I. (2017). Immigrants and Community College in the United States. Poster presentation at the annual conference for GGS GIS Day 2017, Fairfax, VA.

Sugovic, M., Nooraddini, I., Teal, C., & Sherehiy, B. (2017). Concurrent versus Retrospective Think-Aloud Method in 4th Grade Children. Presentation at the annual conference for American Association for Public Opinion Research, New Orleans, LA.

Sugovic, M., Nooraddini, I. & Sherehiy, B. (2016). Evaluation of Safety Label Design: Comparison between Cognitive Interviewing versus Focus Group Methods. Paper presented at the annual conference for Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Washington, DC.

*Cancelled or retracted due to COVID-19

In the Media

"We Can Stop Passing Down Hate, Bigotry". USA Today. August 31, 2018.

"On More Essential for Child Care in Maryland". Baltimore Sun, MD. August 23, 2018.

"His PhD research hit close to home". George Mason University. August 3, 2018.

"Just the Facts on Cultural Exchange". Huffington Post. September 14, 2017.

"Despite Proven Technology, Attempts To Make Table Saws Safer Drag On". NPR. August 10, 2017.