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Hello! Thanks for your interest in joining us; we can't wait to welcome you and build your community. Take a few minutes to explore and learn about our journeys to anthropology and to the AAA.  We invite you to join our community for as low as  $49/year. When you join, you automatically receive access to membership in one or more of our specialized sections and their mentoring opportunities, you become a member of our community, and you obtain access to over 250,000 full-text articles in AnthroSource

This category is open to students who are pursuing an advanced/graduate degree. All recent graduates (Masters and postdocs) are eligible for this category for one-year post graduation. 

Annual verification of student status is required*


Perks of AAA Membership

Annual Meeting



Connect with Friends & Colleagues

  • at the Annual & Section Meetings
  • via Anthropology News
  • on This is Anthropology
  • on the Members-Only Directory


More Reasons to Join


Publications & Publishing

Professional Development


 Exclusive Member Discounts & Deals


Join the AAA + (1) Section for as low as $49*/year.

(*based on the lowest AAA dues tier and one section with $0 dues)


How to determine annual dues

Ability-to-pay tiers

Member dues for the student category are based on the member's ability to pay. As such, the AAA offers a tiered-dues structure based on annual income. 


Annual Income


Two-Year Renewal


Tier 1 $0 - 9,999 $49 $93 $5
Tier 2 $10 - 19,999 $59 $112 $6
Tier 3 $20 - 29,999 $119 $226 $12
Tier 4 $30 - 49,999 $169 $320 $18
Tier 5 $50 - 74,999 $209 $397 $21
Tier 6 $75 - 99,999 $254 $483 $25
Tier 7 $100 - 149,999 $305 $580 $30
Tier 8 $150,000+ $356 $676 $36

Confirm Student Status

Once you've created an account or signed into your existing account, please send a copy of your current student id or proof of current enrollment via email to:

Refund Policy | Dues Changes 2021





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