Lambda Alpha Honor Society

Lambda Alpha is the national honors organization for anthropology.

Eckerd’s chapter of is Zeta of Florida. The honor society encourages scholarship and research in anthropology by recognizing and superior achievement in the discipline among students and faculty. Lambda Alpha strives to promote interest in anthropology through a diversity of activities: sponsorship of campus speakers, field excursions, and volunteerism with professional/avocational organizations such as the Florida Gulf Coast Archaeological Society.

Benefits of membership

  • Lambda Alpha includes lifetime memberships, and students may list their affiliation on resumes among other academic honors.
  • Members of Lambda Alpha may submit their work for publication in the national journal.
  • The National Executive Office provides sizable scholarships each year to two outstanding undergraduate members nationally.
  • Members are eligible to purchase the Lambda Alpha Honors satin stole and/or pin to wear at commencement.

Zeta of Florida

2021 Inductees

  • Adriana Asef-Sargent ’21
  • Julia Biehle ’21
  • Rae Blubaugh ’21
  • Lillian Espenshade ’20
  • Lexie Gifford ’21
  • Triniti Goldsmith ’21
  • Emma O鈥機onnor ’21
  • Prithvi Rajesh ’21
  • Morgan Weeks ’21
  • Dr. Anna Guengerich, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

2020 Inductees

  • Victoria Bamford 20
  • Tia Kolega ’20
  • Zenya Ledermann ’20
  • Amelia Price ’20
  • Ella Seiwert-Kirn ’20

2019 Inductees

  • Megan Adams ’20
  • Anna Bilich ’19
  • Kelley Fitzgerald ’19
  • Maggie Kurtz ’19
  • C. Pauker ’20
  • Abigail Smith ’20

2018 Inductees

  • Breckenridge, Jessica 鈥18
  • Hartman, Gabrielle 鈥19
  • Kiger, Kaylee 鈥18
  • Lyons, Margaret 鈥19
  • Montino, Michael 鈥18
  • Rowe, Maddy 鈥19
  • Smith, Hunter 鈥18
  • Streilein, Madeline 鈥18

2017 Inductees

  • Brown, Darcy 鈥17
  • Eklund, Kathryn 鈥17
  • Murphy, Shannon 鈥17
  • Robinson, Sarah 鈥17
  • Thomas, Katherine 鈥17
  • Tremblay, Kenneth 鈥18

2016 Inductees

  • Bailey, Alexandra 鈥16
  • Bell, Samantha 鈥16
  • Danlag, Jaine E. 鈥16
  • Eugene, Jillian A. 鈥16
  • Hahn, Alexandria L. 鈥16
  • Hildebrandt, Tia M. 鈥17
  • Shaw, Anna E. 鈥16
  • Stahley, Caroline 鈥17

2015 Inductees

  • Cecily Bacon ’15
  • Julia Bradson ’15
  • Julia Hause ’15
  • Alexandra McAlvany ’15
  • Adrian Pendergast ’15
  • Dustin Smith ’15
  • Alexandra Bailey ’16
  • Jennifer Lincoln ’16
  • Laura Winters ’16

2014 Inductees

  • Shelby Busque ’14
  • Kelly Calder ’14
  • Lorel Schmitzberger ’14
  • Michelle Baldwin ’15
  • Ellie Finkenaur ’15
  • Michaela Paddock ’15
  • Meaghan Rondeau ’15
  • Dr. Jessie Fly, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
  • Ms. Ashley Humphries, CPT Assistant Professor of Anthropology

2013 Charter Members

  • Jennifer Duncan ’13
  • Orion Paper ’13
  • Elise Barnes ’14
  • Yuki Nakayama-Larrabee ’14
  • Karyn Paradis ’14
  • Teckla Persons ’14
  • Miranda Watrous ’14
  • Dr. Scott Burnett, Associate Professor of Anthropology
  • Ms. Lorena Mihok, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
  • Dr. Allan Meyers, Professor of Anthropology (Faculty Sponsor)
Requirements

  • Must be a junior or senior
  • Must have completed a minimum of six Anthropology course credits, or the equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of 3.0 (B) cumulative overall GPA, and a GPA of at least 3.25 in anthropology coursework
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Membership

  • Lifetime membership dues are $25 (includes certificate and membership card).
  • The society’s faculty sponsor solicits new members for Lambda Alpha once a year, in the early spring. Anthropology majors meeting the requirements listed above will be contacted by the discipline.