History & Political Science Department


Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Alpha Theta is an international honor society in history and is also a professional society. The purpose of Phi Alpha Theta is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication, and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians.
Contact Julie Harris - jeharris@harding.edu - Box 12247

Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha is a national honor society in political science. It is open to junior, senior, and graduate students. Pi Sigma Alpha's main purposes are to bring together students and faculty interested in the study of government and politics, and, to stimulate scholarship and intelligent interest in political science.
Contact Liann Gallagher - mgallagher@harding.edu - Box 12247
Steve Breezeel - sbreezeel@harding.edu - Box 12247

Model United Nations

Model United Nations provides students the opportunity to act as a team of delegates from a given country at select conferences that simulate the real United Nations. Over the course of the semester, students learn about their country, parliamentary procedure, and how a delegate from that state would respond to different issues. Students also learn about the mechanics of how Model United Nations works and how to be successful at it. This program builds and then showcases students' critical thinking, writing, communication, and teamwork skills to future employers and graduate programs.