There are three levels of membership:

  • Student members are graduate students engaging in sex research at an institute of higher learning
  • Associate members are engaged researchers who typically have at least three sex-related publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Full members are established sex researchers who typically have at least ten sex-related publications in peer-reviewed journals

The annual dues for IASR membership are $150 USD. Student members are required to pay a nominal fee $50 USD. After receiving their terminal degree (e.g. MD, PhD, JD), students have 2-3 years to apply for associate or full membership before their membership expires.

Membership Benefits: 

Additional Full Member Benefits:

  • Voting rights for officer elections
  • Opportunity to run for officer positions (Secretary-Treasurer or President)

Additional Student Member Benefits:

  • Opportunity to apply for student awards (Student Research Development Award and Best Student Manuscript )
  • Eligibility to attend the Student Pre-Conference Workshop at annual meetings