About Phi Beta Kappa


Phi Beta KappaFounded at the College of William and Mary in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is an academic honor society that recognizes scholarly attainment in the liberal arts and sciences.  The Georgetown Chapter, Delta of the District of Columbia, was founded in 1964.

Membership is extended to up to ten percent of the graduating class from the School of Foreign Service, the College, and Human Science and Global Health majors in the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Review our full bylaws on election and admission of new members.

To contact the Georgetown chapter, please email phibetakappa@georgetown.edu



President Associate Dean Sue Lorenson
Vice President         Professor Heidi Elmendorf        
Secretary Assistant Dean Joseph Napolitano
Treasurer Associate Dean Linn Deavers
Historian Professor Douglas M. McCabe