Phi Alpha Theta is the International Honor Society in history. It was founded at the University of Arkansas in 1921. Phi Alpha Theta now has chapters in every major university in the nation. The Theta Eta chapter was founded at Creighton in May of 1961. Membership in Phi Alpha Theta is open to all students who have a minimum Q.P.A. of 3.0 and at least a 3.1 average in 12 semester hours with history courses above the 100 level. For more information, contact Dr. Eileen Dugan.
Creighton students take first and third place at Missouri Valley/Phi Alpha Theta History Conference
March 6, 2009
Jillian Liesemeyer won first place for her paper "Greasy Grinds and Quasi-Robots: Rhetorics of Exclusion of Jewish and Asian Pacific Americans in Universities" and Catherine Medici won third place for "I Think It Not Meet for a Prince: Elizabeth I's Virgin Image and Her Gender Identity".