IASS recognizes the disciplines of anthropology, business, criminology, economics, history, geography, psychology, political science, and sociology. Further, disciplines such as environmental studies, gender studies, urban studies and international studies utilizing social science perspectives and methods are also represented.
The Academy has held more than 80 meetings, providing researchers opportunity to present their research, and collaborate with colleagues across institutions. The 82nd Annual Meeting was held at Valparaiso University in 2011. Over ninety scholars from many of the colleges and universities in the State came to Valparaiso for the conference. The paper sessions proved extremely popular, with over fifty participants presenting their research in one of the fifteen panel sessions held throughout the day.
The 83rd Annual Meeting was held at Indiana University Northwest in Gary, Indiana on October 12, 2012. It was a big success, with close to 80 presentations.
2013 Annual Meeting
The next Annual Meeting will be held on October 18th, 2013 at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. More information on the conference, including information on proposal submission, registration and accommodations will be available shortly on the IASS website (www.iass1.org). We are looking forward to reconnecting with new and returning members in October in Muncie, Indiana.
A Message from the President
Dear members/ participants / friends of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences:
Please accept my warmest greetings for this Holiday season. It has been a few weeks since our successful annual conference at IUNW Gary. I sincerely hope that you had great intellectual experience and have wonderful memories of the event. I believe that the conference provided us all an opportunity to learn and share a variety of topics and you benefited from the interactions.
Wish you all a great Holiday season and hope that you would continue to visit our website www.iass1.org and publish with the Journal of the IASS.
With warm wishes for the New Year 2013,
Surekha K. Rao, PhD.
President, Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences
School of Business and EconomicsIndiana University Northwest
3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408