Department of Anthropology

National Collegiate Honor Society for Anthropology


Florida Atlantic University

hosts the

Beta of Florida Chapter of Lambda Alpha


Benefits of Lambda Alpha Membership!

  • Members may submit their work for possible publication in the highly respected Lambda Alpha Journal. Fifty percent of this journal is reserved to provide a unique opportunity for students to be published on a national level.
  • Lambda Alpha awards a $5000 scholarship each year to an outstanding senior.
  • Lambda Alpha also awards Graduate Overseas Research Grants.
  • Lambda Alpha offers student leadership opportunities.
  • Lambda Alpha offers regalia for your graduation gown.


Joining Lambda Alpha!

Undergraduate Requirements: must be a currently enrolled FAU student

Be classified by FAU as Junior or Senior

Have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours in Anthropology classes

Have a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Anthropology classes, and 2.5 overall

Graduate Students: must be in good standing with FAU’s Anthropology Dept.

Have a cumulative GPA of not less than 3.25

Faculty Members: in the Anthropology Department are encouraged to join!

For Everyone: a one-time, lifetime national membership fee of $25.00

If you meet the membership requirements, please contact Laura (lvanvoor@fau.edu)

for further information



Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Michael Harris, Email:  mharris@fau.edu


2014-2015 Officers

President:  Justin Colon, Email:  jcolon20@fau.edu

Vice President:  Christopher Hennessey, Email:  chenness@fau.edu

Treasurer:  Alexander Builes, Email:  abuiles@fau.edu

Secretary:  Alexandra Thomas, Email:  athoma90@my.fau.edu



Spring 2015 Meeting Schedule

Time and location:  TBA



Be Recognized for

Academic Achievement in Anthropology!

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