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Phi Alpha Theta, the international Honor Society in History, has a chapter on the campus of the University of Delaware. With chapters on college campuses in all fifty states, as well as Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, Canada, and the Philippine Islands, Phi Alpha Theta is one of the most respect honor societies in the country. Its student members are eligible for a number of prizes and scholarship awards annually.


Undergraduate students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours (4 courses) in History, achieve a minimum GPA of 3.1 in History and a GPA of 3.0 or better overall. A maximum of 3 credit hours online, transfer, or AP credits may be applied to the membership eligibility requirement

Applications will be accepted via email to Ms. Hartnett at dmh@udel.edufrom February 15 to March 12, 2021. The deadline for the applications is March 12, 2021.

Dues must be paid by check made out to Phi Alpha Theta for $55.00

Please email Ms. Hartnett at for payment instructions.


2020-2021 Officers

President: Madelyn Maklockik

Vice Pres.: Elizabeth Dawson

Treasurer: Nicholas Ramirez

Advisor: Professor Jonathan Russ

2019 Phi Alpha Theta Induction Ceremony

​Phi Alpha Theta Induction Ceremony, 2018.

​On April 18, 2019, the University of Delaware Department of History Phi Alpha Theta chapter held their induction ceremony in Sharp Hall. President Olivia Mann welcomed the newest members of Phi Alpha Theta and introduced the keynote speaker, Professor Eve Buckley. Vice president Gadon Lefft spoke about the significance and meaning of the chapter. Treasurer Richard Langan welcomed each member to the podium to receive the red rose and the certificate. The newest members are Jack Ausmus, Kaitlyn Fennell, Bailey Garrison, Patrick Graves, Tyler Hatfield, Megan Heston, Nicholas Kowalchuk, Brian Lewis, Meghan Mullennix, Justin Richards and Lauren Turenchalk.


Phi Alpha Theta Induction Ceremony photographs
Phi Alpha Theta Induction Ceremony photographs

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  • Department of History
  • 46 W. Delaware Avenue
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • University of Delaware
  • Phone: 302-831-2371