Membership in the Society is open to anyone interested in issues related to the thought and character of William James. Philosophers, psychologists, religionists, historians, biographers, literary critics, and many others currently make up the membership of the Society. Please review the membership pricing and then fill out the form below. Once you complete the form it will take you to a secure Paypal payment portal.

Membership Dues
Current dues for an individual membership are:
• $25 US for a one-year membership
• $40 US for a two-year membership
• $5 US for a one-year student membership
• $500 US for a lifetime membership

Your dues help publish the academic journal William James Studies, and support other scholarly efforts including the Society’s annual meeting held at the American Philosophical Association Conference. WJS is a charitable organization recognized by the IRS under regulation 501(c)(3). As such, dues are 75% deductible.

We encourage any support in the form of a charitable donation to the Society at levels starting as low as $75. These gifts are 100% tax deductible and include a complimentary two-year membership.

Online Membership Form
Please fill out the online membership form  below. Upon completion it will automatically direct you to a secure portal to make a credit card payment via PayPal*. (You do not need a PayPal account to use a credit card, if you want to do a bank transfer you will need an account).   If you would prefer to  print a membership form and mail a check, please follow this link to Print Membership Form and follow the instructions on the form.  If you have any questions concerning the status of your membership, please contact WJS Treasurer, Gary Jaron.

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