Membership Analysis of the American Society of Primatologists Through 2015 and Planning for Future

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A detailed analysis of membership trends of the American Society of Primatologists (ASP) has been published every 10 years since 1983 (Dukelow et al., 1983; French, 1993; Schapiro, 2003). This report is the fourth such analysis. We provide a summary of recent trends including an analysis for the years 2012 (the scheduled 10‐year interval) and 2015. Significant events occurred in scientific primatology between 2012 and 2015, which we believe may have impacted decisions concerning membership in the Society.

Data for this report were collected from the annual membership application. Members are requested to provide demographic information when joining or renewing their membership. Response rates for 2012 and 2015 were 92.6% and 93.9%, respectively, which are much higher rates than those provided in 2002. We thank all members for providing the demographic information requested when joining or renewing membership.




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American Journal of Primatology