Pi Sigma Alpha


 About

Pi Sigma Alpha, is the political science honor society. Every spring, the Department of Political Science and International Affairs inducts a number of its best students into Pi Sigma Alpha, the national honor society for political science. Selection for membership in this 600-chapter academic honor society is based entirely upon classroom performance.

Eligibility Requirements

Pi Sigma Alpha eligibility requirements for undergraduates (from PSA National website):* completion of at least one-half the credits required by their institution for the baccalaureate degree;* completion of twelve semester-credits of work in political science including at least one upper-division course, with an average grade of B or higher in those courses;
* an overall GPA placing student in the top one-third of his/her whole class (e.g., junior or senior class). Students need not be political science majors to qualify for membership.
For more exact information about Pi Sigma Alpha and specific details about requirements to join, contact Professor Cooperman (rcooperm@umw.edu), chapter advisor, or see the PSA website.

PSA Kappa Upsilon Executive Board for 2018-2019

PSA 2018-2019 Executive Board (left to right: Tess Darroch, Kyle Lehmann, John Cronin, and Julia Gibbons)

PSA 2018-2019 Executive Board (left to right: Tess Darroch, Kyle Lehmann, John Cronin, and Julia Gibbons)

 New inductees to Kappa Upsilon chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, 2018-2019

Samantha Adams Kyle Lehmann
Karolina Albert Natalie LeMay
John Cronin Gabriel Lewis
Theresa Darroch Aeriana Mann
Daniel Drees Thomas Peterson
Jeremy Engel Travis Redmond
Stacey Feindt Emily Rothstein
Rebecca Fitzgerald Jeffrey Taylor
Julia Gibbons Caroline Trabucco
Elsa Hansen Kyle Welty
Kenyon Huber-Wilker Hannah Wiers
Rebecca Jacobi Daniel Zeineddine
Stephen Lamm

Previous Years:
PSA Kappa Upsilon Executive Board for 2017-18
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 Vice President Caroline Mullin with President Marina Castro-Meirelles
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 Spring 2017 Pi Sigma Alpha Inductees