Recent Submissions

  • Something Essential about Interdisciplinary Thinking 

    Dreyfuss, Simeon (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2011)
    The integrative thinking essential to interdisciplinary inquiry requires not only critical reflection concerning the points of convergence and dissonance between disciplinary insights, but also something more personal and ...
  • The Emergence of Interdisciplinarity From Epistemological Thought 

    Welch IV, James (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2011)
    Interdisciplinary studies has positioned itself as an innovative approach to comprehending, navigating, and transforming knowledge. The emphasis in recent scholarship upon complex systems and integration of insights from ...
  • 'A Jack of All Trades and a Master of Some of Them': Successful Students in Interdisciplinary PhD Programs 

    Gardner, Susan K. (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2011)
    Interdisciplinarity has become a growing emphasis in U.S. higher education, and the prevalence of interdisciplinary doctoral programs is one indicator of such growth. Despite this growth, the ...
  • Co-Teaching Social Research Methods in a Joint Sociology/Anthropology Department 

    Manthei, Jennifer; Isler, Jonathan (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2011)
    In the course of developing and co-teaching Social Research Methods (SRM), an interdisciplinary, upper-division undergraduate course at the University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS), the authors discovered that this type ...
  • Interdisciplinary Methods in Water Resources 

    Cosens, Barbara; Fiedler, Fritz; Boll, Jan; Higgins, Lorie; Johnson, Brian Kennedy; Strand, Eva; Wilson, Patrick; Laflin, Maureen (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2011)
    In the face of a myriad of complex water resource issues, traditional disciplinary separation is ineffective in developing approaches to promote a sustainable water future. As part of a new ...
  • Editors' Introduction 

    (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2011)