Description: Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) is a non-secret, democratic, international society of scholars dedicated to the ideal of Athropon Katamannthanein Diakonesin translated:  “to investigate humanity for the purpose of service.”

Purpose: AKD was founded at the University of Southern California in 1920 by Dr. Emory S. Bogardus and became affiliated with the Association of College Honor Societies in 1967. AKD members seek to acknowledge and promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, and other forms of social and intellectual activities that will lead to improvement in the human condition.

President:Amelia Davies Robinson
VP: Courtney Dress Treasurer: Cynthia Hunt
Secretary: Brandon Ehlinger
Program Coordinator: Maddy Steward
Program Coordinator: Michelle Fretwell
Governing board for 2022
President: Haley Crew
VP: Amelia Davies Robinson
Treasurer: Stella Tarnoff
Secretary: Brandon Ehlinger
Program Coordinator: Maddy Steward

Want to become a member?

*Must be Sociology major or minor or express strong interest in the field of Sociology
*Must be junior standing
*Must have a 3.0 cumulative and in all Sociology (SOC) courses taken
*Must complete 4 Sociology (SOC) courses before initiation

Contact: Brandon Ehlinger

Academic Advisor: Christopher P. Dum