The following professional organizations are associated with our majors. Division faculty members belong to several of these associations:
American Political Science Association (APSA)
The APSA, founded in 1903, is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 15,000 members in over 80 countries. With a range of programs and services for individuals, departments and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions and occupational endeavors within and outside academe in order to expand awareness and understanding of politics.
Indiana Historical Society (IHS)
A private, nonprofit membership organization, IHS maintains the nation's premier research library and archives on the history of Indiana and the Old Northwest and presents a unique set of visitor experiences called the Indiana Experience. IHS also provides support and assistance to local museums and historical groups; publishes books and periodicals; sponsors teacher workshops; and provides youth, adult and family programs.
National Association of Scholars (NAS)
The NAS is an independent membership association of academics working to foster intellectual freedom and to sustain the tradition of reasoned scholarship and civil debate in America's colleges and universities. The NAS stands for intellectual integrity in the curriculum, in the classroom and across the campus, upholding the principle of individual merit and opposing racial, gender and other group preferences.