Our Mission

We are a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students and teachers together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.

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Phi Alpha Theta is an academic honor society for colleges and universities whose mission is to promote the study of History through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among Historians.

Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

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Consider making a charitable donation to support Phi Alpha Theta mission. Phi Alpha Thea History Honor Society is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 by offering financial assistance. Each year we give out tens of thousands of dollars of grants, awards and scholarships to support history. We want to expand our efforts and we can only do that with your generous help.