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The World History Association has adopted an income-based membership
rate structure, effective January 1, 2013. Click on Renew Your Membership
or Join the World History Association to determine your rate.



   Renew Your Membership

   Register for a Conference or Symposium as a Member

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Although membership is not required to register for WHA events like our annual conference or
symposia, we encourage you to consider joining the WHA in order to receive the many benefits
that membership has to offer, including a discounted conference registration fee.




• A subscription to the award-winning quarterly publication, the Journal of World History
• A subscription the bi-annual World History Bulletin
• Receive special member rates to the annual conference and symposia
• Opportunities to share and develop curricula for all levels
• Diverse membership: university, collegiate, community college and K-12 faculty, as well
   as independent scholars and students
• Eligibility to stand for office and to help guide the leading organization in the field
• Active regional affiliates
• Unparalleled regional and global networking and collaboration
• Support an organization that is instrumental in strengthening and sustaining world history
   programs at all levels

WHA membership runs on a calendar year basis (January 1st-December 31st). Any memberships
processed or received on or after October 1st are automatically processed or renewed for the following
year. If you join or renew mid-year, back issues of both publications will be sent to you.


*Membership rates are based on pre-tax income levels.  As of 2017, the WHA has moved to a digital format for the Journal of World History (JWH).  Members looking to purchase the JWH in paper, add $10 more per year.  The paper price can be found in the dropdown menu under membership rates. 

Under $45,000
1 year $70 | 2 years $135 | 3 years $200

1 year $120 | 2 years $210 | 3 years $300

1 year $135 | 2 years $240 | 3 years $345

1 year $160 | 2 years $290 | 3 years $420

Over $100,000
1 year $175 | 2 years $320 | 3 years $465

Full-Time Student | $50
In order to qualify you must be taking the full number of credits required by your institution
to be considered a full-time student. Please send a valid student I.D. showing the current year.
Membership may not be valid unless current I.D. is received.

Lifetime Membership | $2,500 or 4 Installment Payments of $625
This enhanced membership level ensures the long-term success of the organization.
Lifetime Memberships can be paid in one lump sum or in 4 annual installments.

The WHA does not normally offer refunds or returns, but will consider such matters under extenuating circumstances and at the discretion of our office. Personal information received by The WHA remains confidential and used only within the association. We do not sell or redistribute your information to other parties.
If you have any problems with log-in or have any further questions, please e-mail us at: info@thewha.org.
For more information about the World History Association, please go to our main website: www.thewha.org.