The International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB) brings together scholars from diverse disciplines, including the life sciences as well as history, philosophy, and social studies of science. The biennial ISHPSSB summer meetings are known for innovative, transdisciplinary sessions, and for fostering informal, co-operative exchanges and on-going collaborations.

Relevant ByLaws

ARTICLE IV — OFFICERS
7. THE PAST-PRESIDENT.

The Past-President, which refers only to the immediate past President whose term has expired, shall chair the Nominating Committee and perform other duties assigned by the President. Any Past-President's term in office shall expire upon the expiration of the then existing President's term in office.

Duties

The Past-President chairs the Nominations Committee and remains on call for advice and institutional memory.