"We are a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students, teachers and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways."
Pi Gamma Mu is the international honor society which serves the social sciences. Pi Gamma Mu was founded in 1924 by Dean Leroy Allen and Dean William Hamilton from Southwestern College in Kansas and the College of William and Mary, respectively. Seventeen founding chapters were organized simultaneously. The official journal of Pi Gamma Mu is the International Social Science Review which was established in 1925. Pi Gamma Mu is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. It holds a triennial convention. Please contact Professor Virginia Shingleton, Chair, Associate Professor of Economics if you have any questions about this honorary society.