Membership in The American Society of Parasitologists is open to anyone engaged in industry, government, and academia who is interested in the study and teaching of parasitology. Membership rights and privileges include: voting, committee service, nomination and election to offices, online access to The Journal of Parasitology and discounts on subscriptions to the Journal and other publications and special rates on meeting registration fees.
If you are a Sponsor who desires to establish a Sponsored Membership, you may do so by contacting ASP’s membership administration office by phone (785-289-1983) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
At the 2019 Council Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists, modifications were made to ASP's membership categories. Below are the roster of membership types and a brief explanation to assist parasitologists select the appropriate membership category.
Active Member - Active Members are those still actively employed in a for-profit or non-profit institution (e.g., university/college, pharmaceutical, government, industry, etc.). A 3-year option is also available.
Early Career Member - This category is for members who are within seven (7) years of having attained their terminal degree.
Student Member - Discounted membership dues are available for Students.
Associate Member - The Associate membership is intended for scientists in developing countries as defined by the IMF (International Monetary Fund). A list of qualifying countries may be found HERE. Associate members paying prescribed dues are Members in Good Standing and enjoy all rights, privileges, and responsibilities of membership.
Retired Member - Discounted membership dues are available for members retired from their for-profit or non-profit institutions. A 3-year option is also available.
Active Non-subscribing Member - This option allows spouses and other family members to join at a reduced rate.
Sponsored Member - Instituted in the spring of 2019, the Sponsored Membership category is intended for members to be able to give the gift of online membership to colleagues. A Sponsored Membership may be given as an Active, Student, Early Career, or Associate membership, and can be for one or three years. Sponsored members having had the prescribed dues paid are Members in Good Standing and enjoy all rights, privileges, and responsibilities of membership.
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