The purposes of this Society are both educational and scientific. Our goals are to promote and encourage the discovery and exchange of information regarding primates, and anyone engaged in scientific primatology or who is interested in supporting these goals may apply for membership. The Society is established as a nonprofit corporation under the nonprofit laws of the State of Washington and the United States of America.
Members of the Board
President's Welcome Message
"As President of ASP, I have gained a new appreciation for the complexities of doing captive research on primates in the U.S. The challenges are significant and have required us, as a community, to dig deep and become educated on both past governmental regulations and current events...." read more
Published quarterly, our newsletter includes information about ASP activities, job availability, grant opportunities, internship and field research postings. Issues are available online, although the current issue is restricted to ASP members only.
Membership of the ASP
The ASP has diverse and growing membership. Members are entitled to a variety of benefits, many of which can be accessed through this website. Membership is open to persons engaged in the scientific study of primates and to those supporting the goals of the Society, as described in the Constitution. Membership benefits include:
- Quarterly newsletter, the ASP Bulletin
- Membership directory, with members' contact details
- Reduced registration for the Society's annual meetings
- A full subscription to the American Journal of Primatology
You can join online (you must create a username and password, renew your membership online, or print and mail a paper application. NOTE: If you were previously a member and have lapsed membership, you should use your existing username/password to access the online system. Membership for individuals from non-human primate habitat countries is free.