International Society for Humor Studies
The International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS) is a scholarly and professional organization dedicated to the advancement of humor research. Many of the society’s members are university and college professors, representing disciplines such as Psychology, Linguistics, Literature, Biology, Education, Anthropology, Philosophy, Religion, Fine Arts, and Sociology. The society also includes professionals in areas such as counseling, nursing, management, journalism, and theater. All of the society’s members are interested in the many facets of humor, including its role in entertainment, business, and health care as well as how humor varies according to culture, age, gender, purpose, and historical context.    
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