Membership

NEW Online Membership System Coming Soon!!!

We hope to unveil the new online membership system by December 27th, 2017. All existing and past members and contacts will receive an email with the new login credentials.

Membership Benefits include Awards and Meeting Registraiton Discounts

Membership Renewal

If you are a current member and need to renew, please click the Renew button above and login to our new online membership system with the email address you have used in the past which is still associated with your ISDP membership. You may then reset your password as we are on a new system as of January 1, 2018.

Using the new online membership site you will be able to update your profile, please consider including a profile picture and min-bio. If you need to review past transactions or print receipts for payments made to ISDP prior to December 20, 2017, or if you believe our information is not correct, please contact the Managing Director.

New Membership Application

If you have not been a member in the past and wish to apply for membership, please click here, or click the application button below. Dues cover membership from January through December each year.

Membership Categories

Regular Members shall be persons who (a) hold a doctoral degree and (b) present satisfactory evidence of having made a substantial contribution to the academic literature in the field of human or animal behavior or biology. Regular Membership dues include an ONLINE subscription for the journal Developmental Psychobiology (no hard copies). Dues also include discounted annual meeting registration, access to the ISDP member listserv, access to the ISDP member directory for use in networking and is a qualifying factor in serving on the board, as an officer of the Society or on various committees.

Postdoctoral Members shall be persons who hold a doctoral degree as per above, but are still considered in-training. Postdoctural Membership dues include discounted annual meeting registration, access to the ISDP member listserv, access to the ISDP member directory for use in networking and is a qualifying factor in serving on the board, as an officer of the Society or on various committees.

Student Members shall be persons who hold a baccalaureate degree and who are full-time workers in a research setting or who are registered as full-time candidates for a baccalaureate or higher degree who wish to participate in the activities of the Society. An application for Student membership shall be sponsored by a Member of the Society, or a faculty or professional member of the institution in which the applicant is situated. Student Member shall be voting members of the Society but may not stand for office in the Society, except for the office of Student Member Representative. Student Membership dues include discounted annual meeting registration, access to the ISDP member listserv, access to the ISDP member directory for use in networking.

Retired/Spouse Members shall be former Regular Members who have retired but who wish to maintain contact with the Society. Upon retirement, members may request Retired/Spouse Member status. They will be required to pay dues to the Society but will not be required to subscribe to the Journal. Retired Membership dues also include discounted annual meeting registration, access to the ISDP member listserv, access to the ISDP member directory for use in networking and is a qualifying factor in serving on the board, as an officer of the Society or on various committees.