Call for Papers

Midwest Social Sciences Journal (mssj) is inviting submissions for publication in Volume 27. Midwest Social Sciences Journal is a Diamond Open Access Journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences. We encourage and welcome research and scholarship in social sciences: anthropology, criminology and criminal justice, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology and behavioral sciences, sociology, international studies, gender and sexuality, and all topics in business.  

Authors are encouraged to submit papers online at 

Author guidelines and related information are available on the journal website. There are no hidden charges for publication and no submission fees. The authors and readers do not pay to publish and read. Authors retain the copyright to their work. More details are given online at 

The MSSJ is committed to a rigorous and double blind peer review process. All authors will be issued Digital Object Identifiers (DOI) once the manuscripts are accepted and copyedited. The DOI will help authors in sharing their scholarship in a timely manner and benefit from professional recognitions.

For any questions contact Editor-in-Chief Professor Surekha Rao at or


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Surekha Rao, Ph.D.

Executiuve Editor-in-Chief, Midwest Social Sciences Journal

Indiana University Northwest;