Phi Alpha Theta

Rho Lambda is the University of Central Oklahoma’s chapter of the national history honor society, Phi Alpha Theta. Cultivating a tradition of excellence as citizen-scholars, students organize a variety of activities, including conference presentations, guest lecturers, movie nights, museum visits, community service projects, book sales, and more.

Tentative Events for Fall 2016:

  • September      22 – Joshua Greene, “Justice at Dachau” Lecture
  • October      7 – Monty Python Movie Night
  • November      1 – New Member Initiation
  • December      3 – End-of-Semester/Holiday Party

Events are open to all UCO students.

2016-2017 Rho Lambda Officers:

President - Patrick Salkeld
Vice President - Taylor Mills
Treasurer - Kieran Adams 
Secretary – Jordan Aman
UCOSA Representative – James Gregory
Historian – Helen Salkeld


If you are interested in joining the Rho Lambda chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, please visit Dr. Rowan Steineker or Dr. Erik Huneke, Liberal Arts 202E, for an application.

Membership requirements:


  • Completed a minimum of 12 semester hours in History
  • ≥ 3.1 GPA in History courses
  • ≥ 3.0 GPA overall

Graduate students:

  • Completed a minimum of 12 semester hours toward MA degree
  • ≥ 3.5 GPA

    For more information, contact our Phi Alpha Theta advisers, Dr. Rowan Steineker at or Dr. Erik Huneke at