Please click here to fill out membership application form. Send it to: Dr. Mao Lin ( and make your payment to Dr. Xiaoxiao Li (please see below).

Not sure whether you are eligible to apply? Check CHUS Bylaws.

Membership Instruction, 2022-2024

Membership is crucial to the survival and development of CHUS. As a CHUS member, you will enjoy various benefits:

Participating in CHUS-sponsored panels at the AHA’s annual conferences and CHUS-sponsored international trips to Asia and international conferences in Asia, receiving The Chinese Historical Review (CHR) and CHUS Newsletter, enjoying free online access to CHR, eligibility for receiving CHUS awards and Graduate Travel Grant, and other opportunities for scholarly exchanges both in and outside the United States.

Current Membership Rates

$60/year, $100/2 years, $150/3 years for regular members;
$30/year or $50/2 years for students and retired scholars;

$200/year for contributing members (This new category is designed for outside donors who are not professional historians. They will enjoy the defined privileges such as receiving the journal and newsletters but do not have full privileges of other members in organizational electoral rights, awards, service, and other academic participation).

Please remember to renew your membership on time, and also help advertise CHUS to any potential new members. For questions and recruitment suggestions, please contact Dr. Mao Lin (

Please send your application form to Dr. Lin, and make your payment to Dr. Xiaoxiao Li (Please see below).

Two Ways to Pay Membership Dues:

1. Mail check (Payable to CHUS) to:
Dr. Xiaoxiao Li
2201 NW 157th Terrace
Edmond, OK 73013

2. Zelle Account (preferred payment method): pay to

When you make the payment, please include your name and contact information, especially your preferred email address.

CHUS members enjoy free online access to Chinese Historical Review at the Website of Taylor & Francis ( Please visit the website and follow the instructions to sign up.