Sociological Inquiry

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Edited By: Peter B. Wood

Impact Factor: 0.78

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 77/142 (Sociology)

Online ISSN: 1475-682X

Society Information

Founded: University of Southern California, 1920

Affiliated: Association of College Honor Societies, 1967

Chapters: 506

Membership: Over 85,000

Publication: Sociological Inquiry

Description: A non-secret, democratic, international society of scholars dedicated to the ideal of Anthropon Katamanthanein Diakonesein, or 'to investigate humanity for the purpose of service'.

Purpose: To promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, research of social problems, and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement of the human condition.

Eligibility: Undergraduates - must be sociology majors or demonstrate a serious interest in sociology within an official program of the host institution; must be at least a junior (third year); overall GPA of at least 3.00 and rank in top 35% of class; sociology GPA of at least 3.00; at least four regular courses in sociology.  Graduate Students are eligible.  Election to Alpha Kappa Delta is without regard to race, creed, or national origin.

Services: Certificates, Honor Cords, Subscriptions, Student Paper Contests, Honoraria, Symposia, Travel Support, Distinguished Lecture Series, Scholarships, Support for the ASA Minority Scholarship Fund.