Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society

Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society at the University of New Hampshire, is an international scholastic organization dedicated to promoting historical study on the undergraduate and graduate levels. Admission to the UNH Psi Pi chapter (est April 18, 1978) is open to undergraduate and graduate history students who are elected based on demonstrated competency in course work. Persons seeking information on membership should contact Prof. Elizabeth Mellyn in the History Department. Phi Alpha Theta sponsors annual awards for undergraduates and graduate papers in history submitted as course requirements in the History Department, sponsors symposia on the local and regional levels, and publishes a distinguished national scholarly periodical, The Historian. The Psi Pi chapter at the University of New Hampshire also sponsors lectures and colloquia in which student members participate and holds its initiation of new members during the reading period each May (this is an invitation-event only). Prof. Elizabeth Mellyn is the faculty advisor.

Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society website

Psi Pi chapter-specific Phi Alpha Theta Requirements

Undergraduate Students
Overall minimum GPA of 3.0
Minimum GPA in History courses of 3.4
12 credit hours completed in history courses (designated by "HIST"), one of which must be HIST 500
Open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors who have completed the above requirements.

Graduate Students
Overall minimum GPA of 3.5
12 credit hours completed in history courses (designated by "HIST")
Open to MAs and PhDs

New Members

2017 (inducted 5/9/17):
Jake Cianci
Jennifer Gallagher              
Catherine Grenier
Megan Hartnett
Gabriel Hoffman
Andrew Jones
Andrew Marden
James Marsh
Daniel Novak
Shawna O'Neil
Kelly Pedersen
Graham Peterson
Brian Rafferty
Silas Richards
Kaela Sweetland
Emma Tanner
Cory Tasley

2016 (inducted 5/10/16):

Emma Bivona
Angela Costello                
Cassidy Croci
Ethan Finnell
Benjamin Fisher
Taylor Flagg
Bethany Fraser
Christian Gum
Elisabeth Iaconno
Keith Kempernick
Gabrielle MacIver
Crystal Napoli
Lauren Percy
Samantha Pollari
Michael Ray
Katie Sarette
Kelly Seaman
Cory Szaro
Zachary Weider

2015 (inducted 5/5/15):

Charles-Nicholas Beard
Emily Belanger
Aaron Cooper
Steven Cowley
Cassandra deRochemont      
Christina Doherty
Linsey Ford
Troy Fowler
Alicia Gagne
Sydney Gillis
Daniel Hertig
Bryan Langhill
Elise Malouf
Lauren Mansour
Courtney O'Brien
Jeffrey Ouellette 
Alan Provance 
Amanda Perron
Andrew Ruiz
Kelly Ann Sorge
Nicole Toy 
Jack Vachon
Qizhen Xie

2014 (inducted 5/6/14):

Todd D. Benz
Benjamin A. Bertrand
Debra Burnett
Susan N. Deily-Swearingin       
Katy F. Devine
Bradley C. Fredette
Raquel Gawron
Andrew Gordon
Kerri A. Hagstrom
Thomas P. Hobbs
Joseph D. Juknievich
Sean M. Lavelle
Laura V. Maxwell
Stephanie L. Moore
Colleen L. Rielly
Katie Rose Sarette
Stephanie F. Savage
Sean P. Stafford
Sean W. Thoel
Erik C. VanDenBerghe
John CR Welch

2013 (inducted 5/7/13):

Alecia L. Bassett
Jessalyn Romano Benson        
Matthew S. DeGrace
Kelsey Anne Diemand
Christina A. Ellis
Lisa N. Harning
Stacy J. Horne
Taylor M. McFadden
William Meyer
Erik R. Schmidt
Michelle R. Weiss