Lambda Alpha

Students who excel in anthropology are invited to join Lambda Alpha, the National Anthropology Honors Society.

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Lambda Alpha is the national collegiate honor society for anthropology. It was founded for the purpose of encouraging and stimulating scholarship and research in anthropology by recognizing and honoring superior achievement in the discipline among students, faculty and other persons engaged in the study of anthropology.

The Lambda Alpha Gamma of Maryland Chapter Senior Award is presented to the graduating senior in anthropology who, as a member of Lambda Alpha, demonstrates exceptional promise as a research scientist in anthropology.

Members of Lambda Alpha may be elected as student officers in the roles of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Ritual Protector. Officer duties are outlined in the Chapter Bylaws. 

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Julie Markin


Lambda Alpha Induction Ceremony February 2020Lambda Alpha Induction 2020

Clockwise from Top Chris Fuchs ’20 (President), Max Moore ’22, Tegan McBride ’22, Jack Dodsworth ’22, Jimmy Looper ’20, Jessica Woodall ’20, Maura West ’20, Gillian Heckert-Mitchell ’20, (Treasurer)