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Dr. Mahmoud (Max)  Kashefi

Dr. Mahmoud (Max) Kashefi

Professor Emeritus

Phone: 217-512-1022
Fax: 217-581-7067
Email: mkashefi@eiu.edu
Website: http://www.ux1.eiu.edu/~mkashefi/

Mahmoud (Max) Kashefi's Vita

Frequently Taught Courses

Social Statistics
Sociology of Work and Occupations
Social Organizations
Social Changes



Professor of Socioloy
Ph.D (Sociology 1988, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana)


Work and Occupations in the United States
Social Capital and its transformation
Social changes in Iranian Society


Selected Publications

Kashefi, Mahmoud (2011). “Structure and/or Culture: Explaining Racial Differences in Work Values,” Journal of Black Studies.Feb. 22, 2011.

Kashefi, Max (2011). "High Performance Work Organizations (HPWO) in Manufacturing and Service Economy." International Sociology.Upcoming Edition, July 2011.

Kashefi, Mahmoud (2009). “Sociology of the 1979 Iranian Revolution." In, Rajesh and Kukreja (eds) Nationalism in South Asia.New Delhi, Ashwin-Anoka Press.

 For more list of publictions, see the "Vita"


Selected Conference Presentations

"Development of Social Capital in High Performance Work Organizations."
MidWest Sociological Association. March 24 -27, 2011; St. Louis, MO.

"Beyond Talk and Chalk; Challenges in Teaching Social Statitics." October 29, 2010.
Illinois Sociological Association. Normal, Illinois.

"Structure and/or Culture: Explaining Racial differences in Work values" October 29, 2010.
Illinois Sociological Association. Normal, Illinois.

Employees Subjective response to "Functional Flexibility, High Performance Work Organization
(HPWO) and Social Capital. Midwest Sociologists Association; April 2010. 

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