Phi Alpha Theta | Department of History

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Phi Alpha Theta

About the Group:

Phi Alpha Theta is a prominent member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS). We are a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of History through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among Historians. We seek to bring students, teachers and writers of History together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist Historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways including conferences, scholarships, publication opportunities, and social events.

Requirements for Membership:

For undergraduates, the minimum GPA requirement is 3.0 overall with at least 12 hours of completed history classes. For graduate students, the minimum is 3.1 overall with at least a 3.5 in at least 12 hours of history and no grade lower than a B. Membership is not limited to majors and minors in history. Anyone who meets the requirements is invited to apply.


World Trivia Night will take place on November 10th at 7:00pm-9:00pm with an introduction by Dr. Jacob Blosser, National President of Phi Alpha Theta.

The introduction meeting for Phi Alpha Theta's Book-Club will take place on November 17th at 7:00pm.

Current Leadership:

President: Kate Doak

Vice President: Samuel Liberty

Historian: Julia Wetzel

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kathryne Beebe

Emeritus: Dr. Randolph B. Campbell

 Question 2, What famous children's party game was an Olympic event from 1900 to 1920?

Eagle History Society trivia night- January 2020 (The answer is Tug-of-War!)

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