MESA - Middle East Studies Association

Manage Your MESA Membership

How do I join MESA, renew my membership, or update my information?

Through myMESA (, the system for MESA members to manage their membership, annual meeting participation, etc.

What do I have to do?

  1. Log in to myMESA. If you do not already have an active account, you will need to establish one. Please read the instructions and watch for system prompts as you make your way through the system.
  2. Complete or review your member profile. Please make sure the personal information page is up-to-date. We encourage you to complete all sections of your profile. The more data MESA has, the better it can accurately reflect the field.
  3. Go to the payments section of myMESA and make your payment if you plan to use a credit card or a PayPal account. Credit card payments are processed through Bluepay, a secure payment provider. MESA does not see your credit card information.

A complete profile and paid dues means that you are a MESA member. Please remember that MESA membership is on a calendar year basis, January 1 through December 31, and is non-refundable.

Can I do hard copy?

If you'd prefer to do things the old fashion way, we fully understand! Complete the application and/or payment form and send it along with your check or credit card details to:

3542 N Geronimo Ave
Tucson AZ 85705

Questions about the membership may be directed to Sara Palmer at

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