A.S. Nurullah

PhD Candidate
Sociology of Aging, Family, Health & Well-being
Email:  nurullah [at] ualberta.ca  

Mailing address:

Department of Sociology
5-21 HM Tory Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6G 2H4

Curriculum Vitae

Google Scholar citations: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=BjX-p6cAAAAJ&hl=en


Research Interests

Sociology of Aging, Family, Health & Well-being; Alcohol & drugs; Social Problems; New Media & Society; Cybersociology; Sociology of Religion; Culture & Identity


Refereed Publications

[2015] [2014] [2013] [2012] [2011] [2010] [2009] [2008]

2015

Nurullah, A. S. (2015). Cell Phone Conversation while Driving. In Zheng Yan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior (Volume III, pp. 1328-1339). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-8239-9.ch103

2014

Nurullah, A. S., Northcott, H. C., & Harvey, M. D. (2014). Public assessment of key performance indicators of healthcare in a Canadian province: The effect of age and chronic health problems. SpringerPlus, 3: 28. doi:10.1186/2193-1801-3-28

2013

Nurullah, A. S. (2013). “It’s Really a Roller Coaster”: Experience of Parenting Children With Developmental Disabilities. Marriage and Family Review, 49 (5), pp. 412–445. doi:10.1080/01494929.2013.768320

Nurullah, A. S., Thomas, J., & Vakilian, F. (2013). The Prevalence of Cell Phone Use while Driving in a Canadian Province. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 19, pp. 52–62. doi:10.1016/j.trf.2013.03.006

2012

Nurullah, A. S. (2012). Received and Provided Social Support: A Review of Current Evidence and Future Directions. American Journal of Health Studies, 27 (3), pp. 173–188.

Nurullah, A. S. (2012). The Prevalence of Alcohol-Impaired Driving in Edmonton, Alberta: 1991–2009. Canadian Graduate Journal of Sociology and Criminology, 1 (1), pp. 6–26.

Rahman, S. A., & Nurullah, A. S. (2012). Islamic Awakening and Its Role in Islamic Solidarity in Malaysia. American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 29 (1), 98–125. 

2011

Syed, S. F., & Nurullah, A. S. (2011). Use of Mobile Phones and the Social Lives of Urban Adolescents in Asia: A Review of Literature. Trends in Information Management, 7 (1), pp. 1-18.

2010

Nurullah, A. S. (2010). Social Influence in Impaired Driving: An Exploration in Alberta, Canada. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 5 (3), pp. 447-464.

Nurullah, A. S. (2010). Gender Differences in Distress: The Mediating Influence of Life Stressors and Psychological Resources. Asian Social Science, 6 (5), pp. 27-35.

Nurullah, A. S. (2010). Predictors of Job Satisfaction among Emerging Adults in Alberta, Canada. International Journal of Business and Management, 5 (3), pp. 3-15.

Ahmed, S., Nurullah, A. S., & Sarkar, S. (2010). The Use of SMS [text messaging] and Language Transformation in Bangladesh. Spectrum, 6&7, pp. 107-139. [High resolution version (file size 11 MB)]

2009

Makol-Abdul, P. R., Nurullah, A. S., Imam, S. S., & Rahman, S. A. (2009). Parents' Attitudes towards Inclusion of Sexuality Education in Malaysian Schools. International Journal about Parents in Education, 3 (1), pp. 42-56.

Imam, S. S., Nurullah, A. S., Makol-Abdul, P. R., Rahman, S. A., & Noon, H. M. (2009). Spiritual and Psychological Health of Malaysian Youths. Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 20, pp. 85-101.

Nurullah, A. S. (2009). The Cell Phone as an Agent of Social Change. Rocky Mountain Communication Review, 6 (1), pp. 19-25.

2008

Nurullah, A. S. (2008). Exploring Cyberfriendship Formation among Malaysian Youth. Journal of Communication Studies, 1 (3-4), pp. 217-235.


Academic Presentations (selected)

Nurullah, A. S., Thomas, J., & Vakilian, F. (2012). The Prevalence of Cell Phone Use while Driving in Alberta: Results from 2011 Annual Alberta Survey. Paper presented at the Canadian Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Waterloo, Ontario, 29 May–02 June 2012.

Nurullah, A. S. (2012). Cell/Smart Phone Use and Non-use among Edmontonians. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Warren E. Kalbach Population Conference. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, 16 March 2012.

Nurullah, A. S. (2011). “It’s really a Roller Coaster”: The Experience of Parenting Children with a Developmental Disability. Paper presented at the Spring Research Colloquium. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, 28 April 2011.

Nurullah, A. S. (2010). Social Influence in Impaired Driving: An Exploration in Alberta, Canada. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. Cambridge, UK: University of Cambridge, 02–05 August 2010.

Nurullah, A. S. (2010). The Prevalence of Alcohol-Impaired Driving in Alberta: 1991-2009. Paper presented at the Canadian Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Montréal, 31 May-04 June 2010.

Nurullah, A. S. (2009). The Prevalence of Cell Phone Use while Driving in Alberta: Results from 2007 annual Alberta survey. Paper presented at the W. David Pierce Research Colloquium. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, 07 November 2009.

Ahmed, S., Nurullah, A. S., & Sarkar, S. (2008). The Use of SMS and Language Transformation in Bangladesh. Paper presented at the International Conference on Democracy, the New World Order and English Studies. Dhaka: East West University, Bangladesh, 12-13 December 2008.

Nurullah, A. S. (2008). Adolescents, Cell Phone, and Social Change. Paper presented at the W. David Pierce Research Colloquium. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, Canada, 01 November 2008.

Kabir, K. S., Nurullah, A. S., & Yeasmeen, F. (2008). Perspective on Growing Private Higher Education in Bangladesh. Paper presented at the International Seminar on Higher Education in the Muslim World: Challenges and Prospects. Kuala Lumpur: International Institute for Muslim Unity, IIUM, 24-25 March 2008.

Nurullah, A. S. (2007). The Sociology of Cyberspace: Youth Online Networking and Cyberfriendship Formation. Paper presented at the 8th Conference of the Asia Pacific Sociological Association. Penang, Malaysia, 19-21 November 2007.

Makol-Abdul, P. R., Imam, S. S., Rahman, S. A., & Nurullah, A. S. (2007). Sexual Health Education at School: A Survey of Parents Attitudes in Selected Malaysian Villages. Paper presented at the National Conference on Sex Education. Kuala Lumpur: International Islamic University Malaysia, 10-11 February 2007.