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Membership

CAAPA has three types of individual membership and one type of institutional membership:

Individual membersHIP

Full Membership ($25 per year)

  • A Chinese scholar/professor who received a doctoral degree by or held post-doctorate positions in an American university in the field of public affairs or related fields, and work in an American or Chinese university or research institution.

Associate membership ($15 per year)

  • A Chinese scholar who is/was a visiting scholar in a public affairs program or a related field of an American university;
  • A Chinese professor who is in public affairs or a related field, has participated in CAAPA activities, and is recommended by a CAAPA full member;
  • Associate members receive CAAPA membership benefits except for the right to be elected as CAAPA president.

Student membership ($10 per year)

  • A Chinese student who is working toward a doctoral degree or has received a master degree in public affairs or a related field in the U.S.;
  • Student members receive CAAPA membership benefits except for the right to elect and to be elected as CAAPA president or board members.

Institutional MemberSHIP

Institutional membership ($1,000 per year)

  • CAAPA institutional membership is open to academic units, research organizations, private entities, governmental agencies, and other non-academic organizations subject to the review of the Board of Directors. 
  • Each institutional member should designate ONE representative that serves as the primary contact between CAAPA and the institution.
  • Each Institution may have another TWO free individual membership.

Founding Institutional Members

CURRENT Institutional Members

How to Join

Individuals who are interested in learning more about the CAAPA or would like to join the organization should contact the Treasurer of the Association, Dr. Ling Zhu.

If you would like to become a CAAPA member, please click the following:

Member Types