Become a Member

Membership in the American Society of Naturalists is open to all those who are interested in its purpose:

to advance and to diffuse knowledge of organic evolution and other broad biological principles so as to enhance the conceptual unification of the biological sciences.

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Membership Rates 2017

Type One-Year Rate Two-Year Rate Three-Year Rate
Regular $40 $72 $102
PostDoc $30 $54 $77
Student $20 $36 $51
Retired $20 $36 $51
Life $700 (one time fee) 0 0


Reasons to be an ASN Member

  • Members join a thriving network of scientists dedicated to the integration of knowledge across the biological sciences.
  • Members can follow society news and events and get involved in society activities.
  • Members receive an electronic subscription to The American Naturalist from the latest issue back to the first issue published in 1867.
  • Members—and only members—have access to the e-book edition for tablets, readers, and mobile devices of each issue of The American Naturalist.
  • Members receive a 30% discount on all University of Chicago Press books.
  • Members receive discounted registration rates for the annual meetings.
  • Members receive reduced publication charges on articles they publish in The American Naturalist.
  • Members can vote in ASN elections.
  • Membership dues help fund the annual meetings, graduate student travel to meetings, the Vice Presidential Symposium and special issue, and the celebration of scientific achievement through the ASN awards.

Members receive an electronic subscription to The American Naturalist. Print copies of the journal can be added to any member category for $40.