Membership Renewal – Please renew now for 2022!

ISDP Membership covers membership from January through December each year. Using the online membership site you will be able to update your profile, please consider including a profile picture and min-bio. If you believe our information is not correct, please contact the Managing DirectorIf you have changed your email address, please try using your past email address to login to avoid duplicate records.

All ISDP Membership dues include an ONLINE subscription for the journal Developmental Psychobiology, access to the ISDP member directory for use in networking, use of the ISDP member Listserv, and is a qualifying factor in serving on the board, as an officer of the Society or on various committees. Members are also encouraged to share their job openings and recent publications with the ISDP to have them shared via the Society’s Website and Social Networking sites. Members can nominate colleagues for ISDP prestigious awards. Students and Early-Career members who are still postdocs, can apply for ISDP travel awards for presenting their work at the ISDP Annual Meeting.

New Membership Application

If you have not been a member in the past and wish to apply for membership, please join today using the buttons below.

Membership Categories:

Regular Member $140 1 year; $260 2 years; $395 3 years
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. Established independent researchers in the field not meeting requirement (a & b) listed above, and desiring full member status must be accepted by unanimous vote of the Executive Committee. Regular Member Dues include discounted annual meeting registration (savings of $175 per year).

Early Career Member: $105 (1 year); $200 (2 years); $295 (3 years)
Early Career Members
shall be persons who have received their doctoral degree within the past seven years (i.e. postgraduate students). This includes those in their first seven years after receiving their Ph.D. including those teaching as an adjunct, instructor, or assistant professor. Early career members also include any postgraduate student engaged at least half-time with a formal postdoctoral fellowship or traineeship, or who is in an intern or resident position in any discipline. Early career members may not have previously been a regular member in the Society. Early career membership is limited to seven years (regardless of career position), but may be extended by 1 year due to parental leave. Dues include discounted annual meeting registration (savings of $175 per year), Early Career Members who are still Postdocs are eligible for ISDP Student/Postdoc Travel Awards.

Student Member $75 (1 year)
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. Dues include discounted annual meeting registration (savings of $100). Student Members are eligible for ISDP Student/Postdoc Travel Awards.

Retired Member $65 (1 year); $125 (2 years); $185 (3 years)
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. Retired/Spouse membership dues include an ONLINE subscription for the journal Developmental Psychobiology. Retired Membership dues also include discounted annual meeting registration (savings of $175 per year), 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

$75.00 / year
  • ONLINE subscription for the journal Developmental Psychobiology
  • Discounted annual meeting registration
  • Eligible for Student/Postdoc Travel Awards
  • Access to the ISDP member listserv
  • Access to the ISDP member directory for use in networking
  • Qualifying factor in serving on the board, as an officer of the Society or on various committees
  • Job Announcements for Members are shared through the Website, Twitter and Facebook

Early Career (within 7 years after PhD)

$105.00 / year
  • ONLINE subscription for the journal Developmental Psychobiology
  • Discounted annual meeting registration
  • Elibile for Student/Postdoc Travel Awards in a Postdoc Position
  • Access to the ISDP member listserv
  • Access to the ISDP member directory for use in networking
  • Qualifying factor in serving on the board, as an officer of the Society or on various committees
  • Job Announcements for Members are shared through the Website, Twitter and Facebook