ASA Lifetime Membership

Your Lifetime Membership in the ASA brings you deserved recognition as well as financial protection.

You’ll receive:

  • Enrollment in a distinctive constituency of professionals committed to the advancement of American Studies through education
  • Exemption from paying annual dues
  • Inherent financial protection against any future dues increases
  • Invitation to an exclusive reception at the Annual ASA Meeting
  • Special recognition in the Lifetime Member Honor Scroll
  • Automatic access to any existing and new services/benefits provided to individual members by ASA

Membership may be paid in either a lump sum ($1500) or in three equal annual installments ($500 per year). Check with your department of study about the possibility of funding your Lifetime Membership.

Please submit your information below to apply for Lifetime Membership. You will receive a phone call from Mrs. Kathy Gochenour, ASA dedicated customer service representative at the Johns Hopkins University Press, who will personally process your enrollment.

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“Lifetime Membership demonstrates our commitment not only to the organization but to American Studies, our field.”
–Stephen H. Sumida/Department of Ethnic Studies/ University of Washington

Demonstrate your leadership with an ASA Lifetime membership that matches your dedication to the future of American Studies. Enroll today!

Note: Lifetime Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable and are only available to current ASA members


ASA Lifetime Member Honor Scroll

The following individuals have demonstrated their lifelong passion for American Studies by becoming Lifetime Members of the ASA. To join them, simply fill out the form above.

  • Jonathan Arac
  • Thomas C. Barnett
  • Maurine Beasley
  • Nancy Bercaw
  • Robin Bernstein
  • Charlotte S. Bode
  • Joanne Braxton
  • John Britt
  • Vernon Burton
  • David S. Cho
  • James L. Colwell
  • William J. Cronon
  • Angela Y. Davis
  • Matt Delmont
  • Sarah Deutsch
  • John Diesel
  • Gary Donato
  • Ronald Dorris
  • Gregory Eiselein
  • Yasuo Endo
  • P. Gabrielle Foreman
  • Carma Gorman
  • Kevin Gaines
  • Matt Garcia
  • Henry L. Gates
  • Victoria Geduld
  • Tim Gilfoyle
  • David Goldstein
  • Ramon A. Gutierrez
  • Bonita Hampton
  • Phillip B. Harper
  • Maria Herrera-Sobek
  • John D. Howard
  • Misao Ikeno
  • Kristin Jacobson
  • Matthew Jacobson
  • E. Patrick Johnson
  • Cindi Katz
  • Linda K. Kerber
  • James T. Kloppenberg
  • Raoul Kulberg
  • Barbara L. Kunkle
  • Vera Kutzinski
  • Josephine Lee
  • Gail Levin
  • John M. Liu
  • Eric Lott
  • Lisa MacFarlane
  • Charles J. Maland
  • Curtis Marez
  • Dwight A. McBride
  • Erik McDuffie
  • Robin Means Coleman
  • Dennis Moore
  • William Moore
  • Natalie Naylor
  • Gail Nomura
  • John O’Donnell
  • Kent Ono
  • Katherine Ott
  • A. Naomi Paik
  • William Paul
  • Christopher Phelps
  • Selene Phillips
  • Sarah Projansky
  • Laura Pulido
  • Brian Abel Ragen
  • Shana Redmond
  • Paul Rich
  • Ramon Rivera-Servera
  • Greg Robinson
  • Janet Rose
  • Fumiko Sakashita
  • George J. Sanchez
  • Barbara D. Savage
  • Jennifer Scanlon
  • Robert L. Schuyler
  • Nayan Shah
  • Barry Shank
  • Tracy Sharpley-Whiting
  • David M. Sokol
  • Sally Stein
  • Louise L. Stevenson
  • Catherine Stock
  • Noel Sturgeon
  • Stephen H. Sumida
  • Yusuke Torii
  • Yoshiko Uzawa
  • Marie Kennedy Vitale
  • Penny Von Eschen
  • Barbara Schwartz Wachal
  • Carol Williams
  • Kelly Woestman
  • Judy Wu
  • Yujin Yagachi
  • Masae Yamashiro
  • Rafia Zafar
  • Larry Ziglar
ASA Honorary Lifetime Members
  • Daniel Aaron*
  • Paul R. Baker+
  • Lois Banner*
  • Martha Banta*
  • Sacvan Bercovitch*
  • Ned Blackhawk^
  • Cynthia M. Blair^
  • Simon Bronner+
  • Margot Canaday^
  • Ana Castillo#
  • Kandice Chuh^
  • Michael Cowan*
  • Allen Davis*
  • Nicole Fleetwood^
  • H. Bruce Franklin*
  • Doris Friedenshohn*
  • Robert A. Gross+
  • Matthew Thomas Guterl+
  • Lori Harrison-Kahan#
  • Sharon P. Holland^
  • Alfred Hornung*
  • Daniel Horowitz+
  • Joy Kasson+
  • Paul Lauter*
  • Smadar Lavie#
  • George Lipsitz@
  • Abigail Manzella#
  • Leo Marx*
  • Jay E. Mechling+
  • Tiya Miles^
  • Cherrie L. Moraga*
  • Murray G. Murphey*
  • Mae Ngai^
  • Vera Norwood+
  • Gary Y. Okihiro*
  • Miles Orvell*
  • Donald Pease*
  • Janice Radway*
  • Maria Irene Ramalho de Sousa Santos+
  • Thomas V. Reed+
  • Jennifer Reimer#
  • Michael Aaron Rockland+
  • Jesper Rosenmeier+
  • Lois P. Rudnick+
  • James M. Salem+
  • Eric J. Sandeen+
  • Alicia Schmidt Camacho^
  • Richard Slotkin+
  • Michael C. Steiner+
  • Shelley Streeby^
  • Kyla Wazana Tompkins^
  • Alan Wald+
  • Ruth Wilson Gilmore^
  • Richard Yarborough
  • Joanna S. Zangrando+

@ Angela Y. Davis Prize
* Carl Bode-Norman Holmes Pearson Prize
# Gloria E. Anzaldúa Award
^ Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize
+ Mary C. Turpie Prize