School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Welcome to the School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Thank you for visiting the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) website. Please take a few minutes to discover the academic programs and opportunities we have to offer both current and potential Indiana University East undergraduate and graduate students. Students in HSS have the opportunity to work with highly-qualified, award-winning, and engaging faculty members who are gifted and caring teachers and ground-breaking and renowned researchers in their respective fields.

Students in HSS can choose from a plethora of programs, majors, minors, concentrations, and courses in both traditional and online formats. We pride ourselves on the flexibility and innovative nature of our offerings and curricula, allowing us to effectively engage all types of learners in many fields of study. In addition, our students enjoy many co-curricular opportunities related to their fields of study and interests, including: internships, study abroad, service learning, clubs, and community service and volunteering. During their studies, our students will receive expert advising from our qualified staff of professional advisors and our dedicated faculty advisors, who will craft sound academic plans of study and offer advice about potential careers and graduate school opportunities. Upon graduation, our students have forged successful careers in fields such as: law enforcement, professional and technical writing, counseling, education, law, public administration and service, public relations, international affairs, art, music, politics, journalism, and the military, to name but a few. The possibilities are limitless!

Thank you again for visiting our site and for considering a degree, major, or even just a course in HSS. Try us; I guarantee you’ll enjoy your experience! Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions, inquiries, or concerns.


Ross Alexander
Dr. Ross Alexander
Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Professor of Political Science

Ross Alexander

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