Membership Report 2018

December 18, 2018

The year 2017 brought significant changes for the LASA membership. Firstly, new membership dues were implemented in October 1, 2017 and announced in the Fall issue of the LASA Forum. Secondly, the membership showed interesting demographic changes compared to previous years and thirdly, LASA addressed the increased urgency to attract institutional membership.


About LASA

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 13,000 members, over 60% of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe. LASA's mission is to foster intellectual discussion, research, and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean, and its people throughout the Americas, promote the interests of its diverse membership, and encourage civic engagement through network building and public debate.

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