IASS Journal

Midwest Social Sciences Journal

MSSJ (Previously JIASS) is a peer-reviewed journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences. It published annually. Since 2010, the Journal publishes both in print and online. The Journal MSSJ is committed to publishing the highest quality social science theory and research. Papers may be submitted throughout the year although the editorial office encourages submissions from November 1st through May 1st for a timely review process for the next volume that is usually out in October.

Call for Papers

The Journal is currently accepting and inviting papers for Volume 22. The Journal follows a double-blind peer-review process. Authors must follow the guidelines.

For questions, please contact:

Senior Editor-in-Chief: 
Dr. Kenneth Colburn Jr.
Butler University

How to submit a paper

The following procedures must be followed in order to properly submit a paper for consideration to be included in the next Midwest Social Sciences Journal. Please download the following hyper-linked documents in order to complete the submission process properly.

Mission and Editorial Policy [PDF]
MSSJ Copyright Transfer Application
MSSJ Manuscript Checklist
Submission fee

IASS members: There will be no submission fee for all IASS members beginning vol.21. Currently there is no fee for Students and Associate members.

Non-members: $25 for all submissions. (via paypal)

Papers will not be processed without payment.