WARA Membership

Individual Membership

*Please note that our membership dues have increased; Annual membership $55 (student rate $25).

Membership Form
Please fill out the WARA individual membership form and email it to WARA at 

Membership Dues (USD)
Annual Individual membership $55 (student rate $25); Lifetime membership $1,000
We encourage you to take out a multiple-year membership, or a lifetime membership.


Institutional Membership

WARA has 52 member institutions, including our first and current homes, Howard University and Boston University; University of Chicago; Rutgers; Indiana University; UC Berkeley; UCLA; Yale, and many others.

Member Institution Benefits:

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Membership Dues: 

Annual Institutional Membership $250


Your dues can be paid online or by check. For online payments, please use any of the platforms below:

Donate via Giving Common

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Or make your check out to WARA and mail to:
West African Research Association
c/o Boston University African Studies Center
232 Bay State Road
Boston, MA   02215

Email: wara@bu.edu

The WARA membership year runs from October 1 to September 30.

WARA Members: Please take a moment to verify that  your contact information is current. You can check your listing in the directory of members. 

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