ASP Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles


ASP is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) professional organization dedicated to the scientific study of primates. The membership of ASP is a diverse community of individuals who support research and facilitate better science about primates, ensure the conservation and welfare of primates, and educate the public and policymakers about primates.


The vision of ASP is to be an interdisciplinary organization that advances the scientific study, conservation, and welfare of primates.

Guiding Principles

The American Society of Primatologists: