Staff Directory


Sh Fatimah Alzahrah Binti Syed Hussien

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology - Doctor of Philosophy, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Bachelor of Human Sciences in Sociology and Anthropology - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Sh Fatimah Alzahrah Binti Syed Hussien (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


fatimahalattas@iium.edu.my
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Professional Membership


  • 2020 - 2023: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), International Sociology Association
  • 2021 - 2024: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), MALAYSIAN SOCIAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION (PSSM)


Teaching Responsibilities


ADVANCED SOCIOLOGICAL AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORIES 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2020/2021
GENDER, FAMILY AND KINSHIP 2019/2020
INTERNSHIP (DEVELOPMENT STUDIES) 2017/2018
INTERNSHIP (SOCIAL WORK STUDIES) 2018/2019
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 2018/2019
SOCIOLOGICAL AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY I 2018/2019
SOCIOLOGICAL AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY II 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021 2021/2022
SOCIOLOGY OF MARRIAGE & FAMILY 2017/2018 2019/2020 2021/2022 2020/2021 2018/2019
WORK AND SOCIETY 2017/2018
YOUTH AND SOCIETY 2021/2022


Research Projects


Completed
2020 - 2020 Socio-Economic Report Covid-19 Social Cohesion and Community Resilience (Social cohesion)
2017 - 2020 The Bottom-40 Households in Kuala Lumpur: A Special Reference on Social Entrepreneurship among Women of Different Ethnic Groups
On-Going
2021 - Present MEnSTrual health among ROhingya population in Malaysia (MESTRO study): Investigating menstrual hygiene and practice needs among female Rohingya
2021 - Present PROGRESS AND PROBLEMS RELATED TO ENFORCEMENT OF FREE SPEECH IN MALAYSIA: AN IN-DEPTH STUDY
2020 - Present Sociology of Marriage, Family and Kinship: The Essentials
2019 - Present Formulating a Model for Sustainable Menstrual Hygiene practices among Bottom-40 Urban Young Women through Maternal involvement.


Award & Recognition


21 Jun, 2021 Community and Industry Partner (Gold) - Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences KCDIO
01 Jun, 2020 Most Promising Academic (Silver) - Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences KCDIO


Publications


Article

2021 Apa itu kemiskinan haid dan 4 cara anda boleh membantu!. SuciCup, 28 May 2021 () pp.
2021 Focus on working together. The Star, 25 September 2021 () pp.
2020 Expressing breastmilk while on break and in private: a qualitative study of Malaysian first-time mothers. Community, Work & Family, () pp.
2020 Gender equality benefits all. The Star, () pp.
2020 Lifting taboo on menstruation. The Star Online, () pp.
2020 Preservation of the intellect: developing research skills among IIUM undergraduates. The Journal of Society and Media, 4 (2) pp. 262-278
2019 The fading birth practice: urban Malay mothers in Malaysian negotiating confinement practice. IIUM Journal of Human Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 10-18
2018 Poverty, women’s empowerment and social entrepreneurship among b40 urban women in Malaysia = Pobreza, empoderamiento de las mujeres y emprendimiento social entre las mujeres urbanas b40 en Malasia. Opcion, 34 (16) pp. 559-564
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Period poverty in Malaysia: a brief report on current context. In: PERKKS 2021 Persidangan Kependudukan Kebangsaan 2021,
2020 Hifz Alaql: promoting social research skills among IIUM undergraduate students. In: International Conference on Education, Business, Economy, Supply Chain and Tourism (EBEST2020),
2019 The fading birth practice: urban Malay mothers in Malaysia negotiating confinement practices.. In: International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities 2019,
2018 Making traditional modern : a phenomenological study of traditional confinement practices among urban Malay mothers. In: International Conference on Language, Culture & Society (ICLCS) 2018: Asia and Beyond,
Book

2021 Staying safe & staying sane: reflections during Covid19 Pandemic. Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, IIUM with cooperation of Majlis Keselamatan Negara, ISBN: 978-967-19812-0-7