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Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha is the national political science honor society. The University of Southern Indiana's Upsilon Zeta chapter inducts new members during each spring semester.

The national office of Pi Sigma Alpha in Washington, D.C. publishes Pi Sigma Alpha Newsletter twice yearly. In addition, it offers scholarships for exceptional political science paper submissions and for members attending graduate school.


To qualify for induction into Pi Sigma Alpha at USI, a student must:

  • Be a junior with 63 semester hours completed
  • Have a 3.4 overall GPA at all colleges attended
  • Have a 3.4 GPA in at least four political science courses taken at USI, including an upper level course
  • Receive approval from the political science faculty
  • Being a political science major is not required

Faculty Advisor

Contact Dr. Oana Armeanu with questions.

Dr. Oana Armeanu

Associate Professor of Political Science
Chair of Political Science, Public Administration and Philosophy Department
Contact: 812-464-1722
Liberal Arts Center 3063