Membership Categories

Please choose one membership category. Professional Membership is based on a sliding scale of annual income. Please note that the membership category “Professional < $30,000” will have web access only to Rural Sociology, with no printed copy of the journal available.

Professional Membership

Professional < $30,000 $ 55
Professional $30,000-$60,000 $ 65
Professional $60,000-$90,000 $ 88
Professional $90,000-$125,000 $ 108
Professional >$125,000 $ 125
Student (As of January 1) $ 41
Emeritus (As of January 1) $ 63


Lifetime Member (2 options)

Made in 4 equal payments $ 375
Paid once, in a lump sum $1,500


Research and Interest Groups (RIGs)

RIG 01-Education and Work $5
RIG 02-Family & Health Interest Group $5
RIG 03-Community $5
RIG 04-Natural Resources $5
RIG 05-Population $5
RIG 06-Rural Studies $5
RIG 07-Rural Poverty $5
RIG 08-Rural Policy $5
RIG 09-Rural Racial Ethnic Minorities $5
RIG 10-Rural Gender Issues $5
RIG 11-Applied & Extension $5
RIG 12-Sociology of Agriculture $15
RIG 12.S-Sociology of Agriculture (Student) $5
RIG 13-Teaching and Curriculum $5
RIG 13-Teaching and Curriculum (Student) $ –
RIG 14-Senior Rural Sociologist $5