Individual Member Benefits

Why Join the AAS?

The AAS welcomes those interested and in the field of Asian Studies. Join the 6,500 members worldwide who enjoy the following benefits:

  Knowledge and Scholarship

Education and information delivery are important aspects of an AAS membership. The AAS publishes multiple scholarly works, which are offered at a discounted rate to AAS members.

  Networking and Connections

  • Access to the fully searchable Member Directory
  • Networking opportunities with approximately 6,500 scholars across all disciplines
  • Join over 3,300 individuals at the gathering of the Annual Conference
  • Full voting privileges to elect AAS officers and council representatives
  • Eligible for council and board of directors nomination

  Member Discounts

Membership has its privileges! Join the AAS and receive discounts on the following items:

  • Up to 20% discount on all AAS publications
  • 40% discount on Annual Conference registration rates; (75% discount for students)
  • 25% discount on all Cambridge University Press publications
  • 30% off MIT Press publications
  • 30% off University of California Press publications

  Enhance Career Development

AAS offer employers and job seekers a place to connect:

  • Access to AAS Job Board
  • Access to post resumes for Employer-only viewing