American Studies Association

Established: 1951. Membership: 5,000. Annual dues: $20-275 individual; $170 institution.

Statement of Purpose: The American Studies Association promotes the development and dissemination of interdisciplinary research on U.S. culture and history in a global context. Its purpose is to support scholars and scholarship committed to original research, critical thinking, and public dialogue. We are researchers, teachers, students, writers, curators, community organizers, and activists from around the world committed to the study and teaching of US history and culture from multiple perspectives.

Annual Meeting: October or November

Publications: American Quarterly; ASA Newsletter, quarterly; Encyclopedia of American Studies Online, online; various other publications

Website: http://www.theasa.net/

Address
American Studies Association
1120 19th St. NW, Ste. 301
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202.467.4783

Primary Contact: John Stephens, asastaff@theasa.net

Officers

President
Kandice Chuh
Graduate Center, CUNY
E-mail: kchuh@gc.cuny.edu

President-elect
Roderick Ferguson
Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
E-mail: rfergus@uic.edu

Past President
Robert Warrior
Univ. of Kansas
E-mail: rwarrior@ku.edu

Executive Director
John F. Stephens
American Studies Association
E-mail: asastaff@theasa.net

Editor, American Quarterly
Mari Yoshihara
Univ. of Hawaii
E-mail: myoshiha@hawaii.edu