Honor Society & Awards
ΡΣΑ / Pi Sigma Alpha
Notre Dame is home to the Gamma Delta chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society. PSA maintains a close working relationship with the American Political Science Association, awards grants, and conducts lecture series. For information about eligibility, please visit the Notre Dame chapter website: www.nd.edu/~ndpsa.
President: Dominic Romeo
Vice-President: Tom McGuire
Secretary: Courtney Biscan
Treasurer: Erich Bruhn
Senior Thesis Awards
The following awards are given for the best senior thesis in each field:
The John Roos Prize for the best senior thesis in American politics,
The Stephen Kertesz Prize for the best senior thesis in international relations,
The Guillermo O'Donnell Prize for the best senior thesis in comparative politics,
The Paul Bartholomew Prize for the best senior thesis in political theory.
The Gary F. Barnabo Political Science Writing Award for outstanding writing in Political Science that offers a non-violent solution to existing problems. All Political Science majors are eligible to submit a paper for this award.
The George Brinkley Prize for service to the department, the university and the wider community.