GSA professional members can join the Division for only $8.

Student / Early Career Professional (ECP) members can select one Division membership for free.
Additional Division memberships can be purchased at the Student/ECP rate.


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Q: Why Join the GSA History and Philosophy of Geology Division?

A: Because knowing where we've come from is part of knowing where we're going!

Technical sessions at annual national and regional meetings of GSA have included symposia on such diverse topics as

  • Thinking About Fossils
  • Ophiolites: Past Ideas and Current Research
  • Appalachian Structures: Theories Past and Present
  • Geology in the American West

Awards for research, writing, and historical work

  • Rabbitt Award for scholarly achievements
  • Student award for a paper at national GSA meeting
  • Distinguished Service Award

Newsletter (on line and on paper) quarterly

  • Activities of the Division
  • Meetings announcements and calls for papers
  • Book notes

Reception for students and friends at national GSA meeting

  • Free beverages and snacks
  • Prize drawing of books, journal subscriptions, etc.