Soleman Abu-Bader

Soleman Abu-Bader
Headshot of Soleman Abu-Bader

ACW Position

Member of the Board of Directors

Areas of Expertise

Psychology and social work, mental health, social science research, statistical methods



Soleman Abu-Bader

Dean of the School of Psychology & Social Work, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

Soleman Abu-Bader is Dean of the School of Psychology & Social Work at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. He also serves as Professor of Social Work at Howard University in Washington, DC, and chair of the Research Sequence. Dr. Abu-Bader received his PhD in Social Work from the University of Utah and his Masters in Social Work from Augsburg College. In 2015-16 he was a Visiting Professor of Social Work at Qatar University’s Department of Social Sciences.

Dr. Abu-Bader has published and presented a number of research papers on job satisfaction and burnout among social workers as well as on mental health and well-being among the frail elderly, former welfare recipients, and Arab and Muslim Americans. He is the sole author of two well-utilized statistical textbooks titled Using Statistical Methods in Social Science Research, 2011, 2nd edition and Advanced & Multivariate Statistical Methods for Social Science Research, 2010, published by Lyceum Books (now Oxford University Press). He also serves on the editorial boards of several scientific peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee StudiesBest Practices in Mental Health: An International Journal, and the Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research. He is also on the board of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Commission on Publication, the Editorial Advisory Board of the CSWE Journal of Social Work Education, as well as the Board of Directors of the Salam Institute for Peace and Justice based in Washington, DC.

For additional information on Soleman Abu-Bader, please click here