Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society

Pi Alpha Alpha is the Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. There are more than 160 chapters located around the world at NASPAA member schools. Pi Alpha Alpha membership identifies those with the highest performance levels in educational programs preparing them for public service careers.

Pi Alpha Alpha gold medal

The purpose of Pi Alpha Alpha is to encourage and recognize outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in public affairs and administration. Its objectives, such as fostering integrity, professionalism, and effective performance, promote the advancement of quality in the education and practice of the art and science of public affairs and administration.


Trachtenberg School students with a 3.70 GPA and higher after completing 21 credits are invited by the Trachtenberg School Administration to join this distinguished body of graduates.

Questions about GW Trachtenberg School Chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha should be directed to Professor Christopher Carrigan ([email protected]).