IASSA is governed by an elected eight-member Council and a General Assembly consisting of all members having paid their membership. There is a General Assembly every three years held during the International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS) organized by IASSA. Between the General Assemblies IASSA is run by a Secretariat.

 IASSA members Working Groups:

Extractive Industries Working Group

Gender in the Arctic Working Group 


Contact Information

IASSA Secretariat


348 ITTC 
1227 27th W Street 
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0406 USA

Phone: 1-319-273-3778
Fax: 1-319-273-7103



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