CEA offers annual memberships at the following rates:

Individual: $50.00

Part-time/ Retired: $35.00

Joint membership:$ 10.00 (provided verification of the primary member’s active membership)

Membership is administered through Johns Hopkins University, who also publishes The CEA Critic. For membership support, contact

Members may also choose to donate to the CEA Awards Foundation when they apply for membership. The Foundation funds many of our awards and subsidizes travel for contingent faculty. Contributions are not tax deductible.

CEA as a national academic organization encourages participation and inclusion of faculty from diverse backgrounds and life experiences without regard for race, ethnicity, religion, age, socio-economic background, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, physical abilityor other areas that may be seen as exclusionary or divisive. Both in our CEA publications and in our national and regional conferences we promote inclusion and equitable freedom of expression of ideas through academic research that explores a diversity of perspectives.