Founded in 1920, Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) is an international sociology honor society dedicated to the ideal of Athropon Katamannthanein Diakonesin or “to investigate humanity for the purpose of service.” 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.”
The James Madison University chapter of AKD was founded in 1981. Juniors and seniors who meet the following membership criteria are eligible for membership:
If you are interested in joining AKD, please contact Dr. Stephen Poulson at poulsosc(at)jmu.edu.
The JMU Sociology Club is organized around students who share an interest in the field of sociology. The organization welcomes both sociology majors and those who are interested in finding out about the field. The club would like to expand its horizons and a larger constituency is welcome. At base, the Sociology Club provides students with a chance to meet like-minded people and talk about common issues. Those interested can contact the club at jmusociclub (at) gmail (dot) com.