Soleman H. Abu-Bader, Ph.D.
Specialties: Research Methods, Program Evaluation, Bivariate & Multivariate Statistical Methods, Test Construction & Measurement, and Informational Technology.
Classes Taught: Research Methods, Data Analysis/Quantitative Methods, Advanced & Multivariate Statistics, Practice Evaluation, and Test Construction & Measurement (Workshop).
Dr. Abu-Bader received his B.A. in social work from Ben-Gurion University in 1992, and his M.S.W. from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN in 1994. In 1998, Dr. Abu-Bader completed his PhD at the University of Utah College of Social Work, Salt Lake City, UT. Dr. Abu-Bader has joined the School of Social Work Faculty in Fall 2000. He has written and presented research papers on work satisfaction and burnout among social workers, depression, life satisfaction, and self-esteem of frail elderly, former welfare recipients, and among Arab Americans. Dr. Abu-Bader also has published two statistical textbooks, "Using Statistical Methods In Social Science Research, 2nd edition" and "Advanced & Multivariate Statistical Methods For Social Science Research" by Lyceum Books, INC. In addition, Dr. Abu-Bader is serving on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, Best Practices in Mental Health: An International Journal, & the Journal of the Society for Social Work & Research.
Abu-Bader, S. H. , Tirmazi, M. T., & Ross-Sheriff, F. (2011). The Impact of Acculturation on Depression Among Older Muslim Immigrants in the United States. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 54: 4, 425-448.
Abu-Ras, W. & Abu-Bader, S. (2009). Risk factors for depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD): The case of Arab and Muslim Americans post-9/11. Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, 7(4), 393-418.
Abu-Ras, W., &
Abu-Bader, S. H. (2008).
The impact of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the well-being of Arab
Americans in New York City. Journal of Muslim Mental Health, 3(2),