Interdisciplinary Studies Section (IDSS) [formerly CISS]

A map of IDSS/CISS's Panel Titles from ISA 2013

Welcome to IDSS/CISS

IDSS/CISS is a section of the International Studies Association dedicated to application of an interdisciplinary perspective to the study of international, transnational, and regional issues.


George J. Andreopoulos | Section Chair
March 2019 - March 2020
City University of New York

Anita Weiss | Section Program Co-Chair
March 2019 - March 2020
University of Oregon

Guilherme Lopes da Cunha | Section Program Co-Chair
March 2019 - March 2020
Brazilian War College (ESG)

See Governance & Leadership

Become a Member

When you become an ISA member, you can add on a CISS/IDSS membership for a low fee. Section dues help to support section activities and awards.


The International Studies Association

Representing over 100 countries, ISA has more than 6,500 members worldwide and is the most respected and widely known scholarly association in this field. Endeavoring to create communities of scholars dedicated to international studies, ISA is divided into 7 geographic subdivisions of ISA (Regions), 29 thematic groups (Sections) and 4 Caucuses which provide opportunities to exchange ideas and research with local colleagues and within specific subject areas.
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