Member Categories and Rates: Professional

Professional Membership

$55-250/year (Based on Income)

The AAR serves as the largest learned society dedicated to the academic study of religion. Through the AAR's many programs and services, members from around the world can connect at in-person events, through online communities, and as volunteer leaders on committees, task forces, and juries.

Select your career track below to begin the application process. 

Applied Religious Studies

Scholars employed outside of teaching the academic study of religion or theology

Part-time Contingent

Scholars who are full-time but not tenure-track

Full-time Contingent

Scholars who are compensated on a per-course or hourly basis and are part-time and not tenure-track