Assistant Professor Dr. Izaddin Abdul Samad Rasool


Salahaddin University- Erbil

College of Arts

Sociology Department



2009-2013: Ph.D. of Sociology. Bangor University, Wales/ UK.

2006: Certificate of Social Work practice. Canterbury Christ Church University, United Kingdom

2002 – 2004: Master of Sociology/Social problems. Salahaddin University-Erbil/ Kurdistan

1994 – 1998: Bachelor of Arts, Sociology. University of Salahaddin, Erbil/Kurdistan 

Academic and Research Appointments

  • 2012: Izaddin Rasool. Factors in domestic violence and attempted female suicide in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Journal of Duhok University, Kurdistan, Iraq, Vo. 15(2).
  • 2014: Izaddin A. Rasool & Joanne L. Payton, Tongues of fire: women’s suicide and self-injury by burns in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The sociological review, UK.
  • 2017: Izaddin A. Rasool. Social factors for using nicknames on Facebook account: An online study in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Zakho Academic Journal. Zakho University Journal. No 4 (5): 909-926
  • 2017: Izaddin A. Rasool and Tavga F. Muhamad. The Sociodemographic characteristics of women in Hawler Shelter:A field study in Hawler Shelter. Salahaddin University Journal. No.6 (21): 426-449
  • 2019: Izaddin A.Rasool and Shelan A. Ali. Characteristics of Threatened Women in Sulaimani Shelter: A Field Study. Twezhar Journal- Soran University. Twezhar Journal, Soran University, No.2(2): 109-154.
  • 2020: Akram A.Abdullah and Izaddin A.Rasool.Twelfth Grade Students' psychological problem: A Field Study in Erbil city. Zanko Journal-Salahaddin University/ Erbil, Vol. 24 (6): 190-206. 
  • 2020: Dr Izaddin Abdulsamad Rasool and Jehan Abas Muhammad. The Women’s Situation in Nawa Center: A Field Study in Dohuk City and Jehan Abas Muhamad: The Women’s Situation in Nawa Center: A Field Study in Dohuk City. Journal of University of Dohuk، Human sciences and sociology, Vol.2(23):292-325.
  • 2021: SAEED M AMEEN SAEED, Izaddin Abdulsamad Rasool and Zana Ahmad Perdawd. The Factors of School Dropout in a Relationship with Gender: Descriptive analytical research. Qalaai Zanist Journal, Lebanese French University/ Erbil,Vol. 6 (2): 72-108.

Employment History

2004                                     Faculty Member and Lecturer, the Salahaddin University/Erbil, College of Arts, Dep. Of Sociology. Kurdistan/ Iraq.

9-16/8/2015                    Working for British Broadcasting Corporation BBC.

2001-2002:                      Kurdistan Organization for Mine Awareness. Member of Mine Awareness for public people.

1999-2001:                      University of Salahaddin, Erbil, Iraq, Demonstrator.

2001:                              Kurdistan Organization for Mine Awareness (KOMA).


Academic Affiliations

2011                                     British Sociological Association.

2004 - Present                  Kurdistan Sociological Association.