Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honors Society

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Spring 2019 Inductees

Promoting excellence in scholarship and sociology

Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) is the International Sociology Honors Society, and its purpose is to “acknowledge and promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement in the human condition.” AKD provides sociology students with an excellent opportunity to get involved. There are also wonderful benefits such as travel money for conferences and workshops. AKD members are lifetime members!

Qualifications for membership

  • Junior or senior standing
  • Sociology major or minor
  • At least 12 completed hours of sociology courses
  • Sociology GPA of 3.3 or higher (overall GPA of 3.0 or higher)


  • Spring Induction ceremony
  • Individual Paper Competition Submissions

Become a member now!

To join Alpha Kappa Delta at IUI, contact AKD Chapter Representative: Dr. Amy Shasanmi (

More information

To learn about the national organization, benefits of membership, chapter activities, and more, visit the Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honors Society website.