Purposes

The purposes of Div. 35’s Section V: Psychology of Asian Pacific American Women are to:

  • Promote the general objectives of the American Psychological Association and the Society for the Psychology of Women*

  • Develop feminist approaches to Asian Pacific American Women 

  • Develop and advance feminist understanding of the psychology of Asian Pacific American Women

* Div. 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women) of the American Psychological Association  was established in 1973. Div. 35 is devoted to providing an organizational base for all feminists, women and men of all national origins, who are interested in teaching, research or practice in the psychology of women. Div. 35 recognizes a diversity of women’s experiences which result from a variety of factors, including ethnicity, culture, language, socioeconomic status, age and sexual orientation.

Membership Requirements

1. There are two categories of membership in Section V: Psychology of Asian Pacific American Women: Member and Affiliate.

2. The minimum qualifications for member include attainment of the category of associate, member or fellow of Div. 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women) of the American Psychological Association.

3. The minimum qualifications for affiliate include:

(a) Attainment of the category of associate, member or fellow of the American Psychological Association and/or the Society for the Psychology of Women (SPW) and an interest in the scientific or professional aspects of Section V: Psychology of Asian Pacific American Women, or

(b) Enrollment in a graduate program in psychology.

(c) Members of related disciplines who are not members of the American Psychological Association who possess a demonstrable interest in the psychology of Asian Pacific American Women.

 

Membership Rights & Privileges

1. Members of Section V: Psychology of Asian Pacific American Women are entitled to the following:

(a) To hold office and serve on the committees of the section

(b) To vote in regular and special elections

(c) To attend and to participate in the meetings of the section

(d) To receive the publications of the section

2. Affiliates of the section shall be entitled to the following:

(a) To attend and to participate in the meetings of the section

(b) To receive the publications of the section

(c) To serve on the committees of the section

3. Affiliates may not hold office, vote in regular or special election, or serve as voting members of committees of the section

4. Any member or affiliate who is in arrears of the payment of dues or assessments for a period of two years shall be presumed to have resigned from membership in the section and shall forfeit all attendant rights and privileges.

How to Apply for Membership

Annual Membership Dues in Section V

  • Professionals: $10

  • Students: $5

Annual Membership Dues in Div. 35

  • New Members: $15