Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Alpha Theta is the national history honor society, formed to bring historians - students, teachers, and writers - together to promote learning, researching, and writing by its members. Founded in 1921, today it boasts over 870 chapters and 350,000 lifetime members. GW's Phi Chi Chapter was reactivated in 2008 and has been increasingly active since then. In 2014 the GW Phi Chi Chapter hosted the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at the George Washington University, to great acclaim. In recent years, students have traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico and Orlando, Florida for National Conferences and around DC, Virginia and Maryland for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conferences.

If you're interested in joining the Phi Chi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, email Tom Long at tomlong@gwu.edu or Denver Brunsman at brunsman@gwu.edu.

Phi Alpha Theta undergraduates sweep regional conference!

Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Chi, the GW chapter of the National History Honor Society, swept the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at the University of Baltimore on Saturday April 22. Our undergraduate history students took home three of the four available awards!

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Joseph Albanese, Kathryn White, and Samuel Pfister at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference

2017-2018 Officers Announced!

The 2017-2018 Phi Alpha Theta Officers have been elected! 

President: Samuel Pfister (B.A. '18, M.A. '19)

Vice President: Annabel LaBrecque (B.A. '19)

Director of Communications: Kate White (B.A. '17, M.A. '19)

Secretaries: Isabella Bucchi (B.A. '19), Alexandria Canon (B.A. '20)

Treasurer: Joseph Hillman (B.A. '19)

Historian: Anayeli Nuñez (B.A. '19)

Director of Membership: Ali Dielmann (B.A. '19)

Trivia Master: Miles Stepleton (B.A. '20)

 

 

2017-2018 Officers

President: Samuel D. Pfister 

Vice President: Annabel LaBreque

Treasurer: Joe Hillman

Secretaries: Bella Bucchi and Alexandria Cannon

Historian: Anayeli Nunez

Director of Communications: Kate White

Director of Membership: Ali Dielmann

Trivia Master: Miles Stepleton

 

2016 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at Mount St. Mary's University

Five Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Chi members (Andrea Marshall, Kathryn White, Jonathan Adams, Mallory Richardson, and Brian Wivell) presented at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at Mount St. Mary's University. First year graduate student Andrea Marshall won 1st Place for Graduate Student Papers.

Phi Alpha Theta members at Mount St. Mary's University

2016 National Conference in Orlando, Florida

 

Four members of the GW chapter of Phi Alpha Theta presented research at the 2016 Phi Alpha Theta National Conference in Orlando, Florida. Also in attendance were Professors Tom Long and Denver Brunsman...and a colonial-clad Mickey Mouse!

Our chapter hosts 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference!

GW Phi Alpha Theta at the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at GW

The Phi Alpha Theta Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, which represents 29 college and universities, was hosted by the Phi Chi Chapter at George Washington University on March 29, 2014.