Alpha Kappa Delta

International Sociological Society

Benefits of AKD:

  • Includes membership card.
  • Free one year subscription to Sociological Inquiry, the official journal of AKD.
  • Access to AKD newsletter.
  • Free cord to wear at graduation.
  • AKD provides honoraria for initiation speakers, funds student travel to regional sociological meetings, and funds research symposia.
  • AKD sponsors student paper contests for members with cash prizes and travel money to participate in the American Sociological Association Honors Program.
  • Concordia-Chicago will pay the $40 membership fee.

Requirements to Join:

  1. Must be sociology major or demonstrate a serious interest in sociology/social issues (all sociology minors, social work majors, and law & justice majors fulfill this requirement)
  2. Have an overall 3.0 GPA, including sociology courses
  3. Must be at least  junior 
  4. Taken at least 4 courses with an SOC prefix

Potential candidates should contact Dr. Carol Jabs as the AKD chapter representative by phone, ext. 3145 or email, for further information.

Download the application