Membership dues for the current calendar year are as follows:

Sustaining $120.00
Joint $130.00
Regular – Assistant Professor/non-tenured full-time faculty $75.00
Regular – Associate and Full Professor/tenured faculty $95.00
Emeritus $65.00
Graduate Student $35.00

Sustaining Member: This is a voluntary contribution for members who are able to give the society this level of financial support, thereby enabling us to continue to offer lower rates for students and others with low income.

Regular Member: For members who don’t wish to pay the Sustaining Member rate. An option is available for senior and less senior faculty.

Emeritus Member: For retired members.

Joint Member: Two members, one address, one copy of Sociological Forum.

Awards and Lectureship Fund: Your voluntary contribution is tax-deductible and will help the ESS awards fund grow. It supports the annual Robin M. Williams, Jr. Distinguished Lectureship, plus the annual Candace Rogers and Rose Laub Coser awards for graduate students. (See our awards page for more information on these and other awards.)

Departmental Memberships: Your BA, MA or PhD-granting department can also enjoy benefits from an ESS membership. See the link under "Membership" for the departmental membership form.

Should you wish to become a member of the ESS, please use the online or printable paper form in the menu to the right. If you have questions a