The Journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences

JIASS is a peer-reviewed journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences It is in its 20th year and is published annually. Since 2010, the Journal publishes both in print and online. The Journal JIASS 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 November1st through May 1st for a timely review process for the next volume that is usually out in October.

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 Journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences. Please download the following hyper-linked documents in order to complete the submission process properly.
  1. Mission and Editorial Policy / Author and Paper Guidelines
  2. IASS Copyright Transfer Application
  3. IASS Manuscript Checklist
  4. Submission fee ($25.00 via paypal):
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. Papers will not be processed without payment.

Upon completion, please contact the Editorial Office. The contact information is as follows:

Editorial Office:
Sociology & Criminology Department
Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Senior Editor-in-Chief:
Kenneth Colburn, Jr
Butler University

Senior Deputy Editor
Surekha Rao
Indiana University Northwest