The Anthropological Honor Society Alpha Chapter of Texas
Lambda Alpha is a dynamic national collegiate organization which nurtures and rewards undergraduate and graduate students’ excellence in anthropology. A team of undergraduate and graduate students currently administer the Alpha chapter of Texas, chartered at UTA.
The focus of Lambda Alpha is academic and professional. The members are dedicated to professional development in the field of anthropology. National scholarships are available to Lambda Alpha members.
The winning of an annually awarded national scholarship provides $5000 to a deserving graduating senior major in anthropology. A Graduate Research Grant is designed to encourage overseas thesis research. The award is variable ranging from $2,000 to $6,000.
Since the editorial policy of the Lambda Alpha Journal provides for 50% of its space to be reserved for student publication, this offers a unique occasion for students to see their own work in print on a national level.
A newsletter is published every semester.
Undergraduate Students: Must be in good standing with a minimum of 12 hours in Anthropology (6 may be in Sociology) with a GPA not less than 3.0, and a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.5.
Graduate Students: Must be in good standing with a cumulative GPA of not less than 3.25. Faculty and alumni are also qualified.
Sponsor: Dr. Ritu Khanduri
There are no scheduled events at this time.
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There are no scheduled fundraising events at this time.
The Lambda Alpha Journal is the annual student journal of the Lambda Alpha National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology. It publishes a wide range of articles on archaeological, biological, cultural and linguistic topics. Submission of articles is open to both members and nonmembers. Please contact the Editor-In-Chief, Peer H. Moore-Jansen, Ph.D., for a detailed description of the proper formatting. You may visit http://soar.wichita.edu/dspace/handle/10057/782 to view three Journal volumes, with more volumes to be added in the future.
Graduate student Kendra Jones presented her research at ACES. Jones' paper was titled, "Exhibiting Sex: Aids and Sex Education in India." March 2010.
Regan, Justin 2009. Janitors, Street Vendors, and Activists: The Lives of Mexican Immigrants in Silicon Valley by Christian Zlolniski. The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 14 (2): 526-527. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/123188267/abstract
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
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