Thank you for your interest in becoming a Lifetime Member of CESS!

We are a vibrant community of scholars, professionals, institutions, and interested persons from across the globe, who share an interest in advancing the study and understanding of Central Eurasia. For those committed to this mission, we offer the option of lifetime membership with no expiration; renewal is unnecessary. Lifetime membership carries the same benefits as individual membership.

If you would like to apply, please contact the current CESS President or the CESS Administrative Coordinator.

We are very appreciative of the commitment the following Lifetime Members have made to CESS:

Dr Peter Finke // University of Zurich, Switzerland
Dr Henry Hale // George Washington University, USA
Dr Scott Levi // Ohio State University, USA
Dr Yuhui Li // Rowan University, USA
Dr Marlène Laruelle // George Washington University, USA
Dr Martha Merrill // Kent State University, USA
Dr James Millward // Georgetown University, USA
Dr David Montgomery // University of Maryland, USA
Dr Jennifer Murtazashvili // University of Pittsburgh, USA
Dr Douglas Northrop // University of Michigan, USA
Dr John W. Olsen // University of Arizona, USA and Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Dr Madeleine Reeves // University of Manchester, UK
Dr Edward Schatz // University of Toronto, Canada
Dr John Schoeberlein // Independent Researcher
Dr Cynthia Werner // Texas A&M University, USA
Dr Christopher Whitsel // North Dakota State University, USA

Dues & Payment

Lifetime Membership entails a one-time payment of $2,000 USD. You may choose to either pay in full, or to pay in three equal instalments over the course of three years. If you have already paid for individual membership, the cost of that year’s membership will be deducted from the fee due for lifetime membership. 

CESS is a not for profit organization pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code and membership contributions are deductible for federal income tax purposes. CESS’ tax identification number (EIN) is 04-3539665.

CESS’ Administrative Coordinator will be pleased to help with any queries.