Welcome to the
Indiana Academy
of the Social Sciences

94th Annual Meeting

Submit your abstracts for the 94th annual meeting of the Academy here. It will be held on Friday, October 6th, 2023 at Indiana University Kokomo. More Here...

Featured Member 

James Thomas, who retired from Indiana University Northwest, now spends his time doing philanthropic work. Jim contributes his time to the local food bank as well as international home construction work with Food for the Poor.

Featured Scholarship

Dr. Melissa Stacer, Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Southern Indiana, and Dr. Monica Solinas-Saunders, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Indiana University Northwest, published in 2022 the last of four articles about the utility of taking criminal justice students on field trips to tour prisons and jails. More Here...

Featured Event

Hanover College History Professor and member of the IASS Board J. Michael Raley spoke at the Jefferson Co. Public Library about the history of the Undergrounds Railroad in the county.


MSSJ (Previously JIASS) is a peer-reviewed journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences. The Journal is currently accepting and inviting papers on a continuous basis. While DOIs will be made available as papers are accepted, the annual volumes are compiled in November of each year.  More Here...

President's Message

My name is Monica Solinas-Saunders. I am an Associate Professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Northwest. More Here...