Association for Iranian Studies (AIS)
The Association for Iranian Studies is a private, not-for-profit, non-political organization of persons interested in Iranian Studies in the broadest sense. An elected council and an executive council run the affairs of the organization. The objectives of the Society are to promote high standards of scholarship in the field, to encourage the teaching of Iranian studies at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to encourage and facilitate scholarly exchange amongst its international membership. The Association for Iranian Studies publishes Iranian Studies, a journal that continues to serve as the principal journal in the field.
As an independent, non-partisan, non-political, multi-disciplinary international community of over 500 scholars, students, academic and non-academic researchers, and aficionados of Iranian studies, AIS is committed to promoting the free exchange of ideas, freedom of expression in all forms and all media, and unrestricted pursuit of (academic and non-academic) research, instruction, publication, and presentation (in Iran and internationally) without fear of intimidation and persecution.
President: Naghmeh Sohrabi
Executive Director: Rivanne Sandler
Membership - Annual Dues
Regular 2-Year: $150
Student 2-Year: $80
Institutional 2-Year: $699