Pi Sigma Alpha

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Are you looking for a place to connect with policymakers, faculty, and other students to discuss current events, politics, and international affairs? If so, Pi Sigma Alpha is the place for you! Pi Sigma Alpha, also known as the National Political Science Honor Society, brings students together to foster critical thinking and an exchange of ideas on issues of government, public affairs, international studies, political philosophy, and public policy.

Our Purpose

The purpose of Pi Sigma Alpha is to stimulate productive scholarship and intelligent interest in the subject of government, public affairs and service, political philosophy, and issues in public policy.

What is Pi Sigma Alpha?

Pi Sigma Alpha, a.k.a. the National Political Science Honor Society, is the only honor society for students of government in the U.S.

Why should you join?

Students involved in the association will have the benefits of:

  • Attending industry conferences with nationally renowned speakers
  • Submitting papers for review and publication
  • Sponsoring monthly colloquia to discuss academic issues of political science
  • Participating in Constitution Day
  • Attending meetings with policymakers

Admittance into this honor society is based on a student’s grade point average. Past members of Pi Sigma Alpha have gone on to become top elected officials; hold cabinet-level positions in the national government and foreign and civil services; serve as senior advisors to the Senate and House; found non-governmental organizations; and be known as the most esteemed thinkers in their field.

2016–17 Leadership Team

President: Courtney Pittam
VP: Rachel Devine
Secretary: Stephanie Aviles

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Linda Beail
lindabeail@pointloma.edu