Membership Dues

Memberships and Subscriptions

All memberships and subscriptions (except Life and Emeritus) are based on the calendar year and run from January 1 through December 31. Members who join or renew between January 1 and September 15 will receive all materials for the year.  2014 membership year is closed as of September 15.  2015 membership will re-open late October at the new rates.  A $15 shipping and handling fee per print subscription (with the exception of Frontiers) applies to renewals received after December 31. On-line subscription includes 18 years (1997-2015 volumes) in a fully searchable format.

2015 Rates

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Regular Membership

Annual Income Dues
Under $40,000 $64
$40,000 – $60,000 $98
$60,000 – $100,000 $118
$100,000 – $150,000 $144
Over $150,000 $169

Student Membership

$35 – copy of valid student ID card required for mailed or faxed forms. For online renewals, we are now asking students to indicate their anticipated degree and graduation date as proof in place of a copy of a student ID card.

Developing Country Membership

Developing Country Memberships are available to individuals who are citizens of a developing country and currently residing in that country. For a list of developing countries, click here. Starting in 2011, all subscriptions will be either print & online or online-only.

Developing Country Student Membership $21
Membership with EC – Online-Only $55
Membership with EC – Print & Online $57
Membership with EC, EA, EM – Online-Only $86
Membership with EC, EA, EM – Print & Online $93

Life Membership

Life subscriptions can now also be purchased as an add-on to Life Membership. The life membership must be purchased first in order to add on life subscriptions to journals in the print & online format.

Life Membership with Life Subscriptions to EC, EA, EM, and the ESA JSTOR Electronic Archive – All Online-Only $2,500
Life Membership (Only) $2,000
Life Subscription to EC, Print & Online $1,550
Life Subscription to EA, Print & Online $1,050
Life Subscription to EM, Print & Online $525

Subscriptions not included with the life membership, chapter dues, and section dues must be renewed on a yearly basis. All life membership types include a print & online subscription to Frontiers.

Emeritus Membership

Complimentary and available to retired individuals who have been ESA members for at least 30 consecutive years. If you have recently retired and think you may be eligible for this membership type, please contact to verify your eligibility. Subscriptions other than Frontiers, chapter dues, and section dues must still be renewed on a yearly basis.

Contributing Membership

$276 – provides an additional level of annual support to ESA.

Chapters and Sections

$5 per chapter or section – full list and more information available here.