Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha is a political science honorary which engages its members in community involvement to raise awareness of social issues and promote leadership and success of its members.

Current Leaders are Christopher Willett & Marie Ellsworth (Co-Presidents). If you wish to get in contact with someone on the executive team email: oregonstatepsa@gmail.com or Faculty Advisor: Professor Amy Below.

For regular updates on our activities, please see our Facebook page. (https://www.facebook.com/osupisigmaalpha)

Two Essentials: Pizza and Politics



2012-2013 PSA members with Representative Sara Gelser.


For more information about Pi Sigma Alpha, email: pisigmaalpha@oregonstate.edu or visit our Facebook page, and the National Pi Sigma Alpha Website.


Pre-Law Society

The Pre-Law Society is designed to promote prelaw educational opportunities at OSU and to assist OSU's pre-law students. The group promotes networking of community groups with campus organizations to share a common interest in the law and to exchange information and resources. All interested students, from all departments and pre-law programs at OSU, are encouraged to join this group. Faculty Advisor: Jason Tanenbaum.

For more information about the Pre-Law Society, visit their website at http://groups.oregonstate.edu/prelawsociety/  You can also click here to join the Pre-Law Society listserv to receive updates and information.


International Affairs Club

The International Affairs Club is dedicated to promoting the International Business Option, International Exchange, and the general subjects of international business and politics. We work to promote global awareness on the Oregon State University campus and to provide our members the opportunity to attend a Model United Nations conference. Faculty Advisor: Professor David Bernell.

For more information about the IAC, email: internationalaffairsclub@oregonstate.edu


Model European Union

Professor Alison Johnston will be working with students in the PS 341 Politics of Western Europe and the European Union course, as well as others who are interested, to send teams to the 2013 West Coast Model European Union.

The Political Science department supported eight students in 2012 and six students in 2011 to compete in the West Coast Model European Union hosted by the University of Washington’s European Union Center of Excellence in Seattle. Professor Sarah Henderson supervised and accompanied the students.

2013 OSU PS student participants:

Political Science students at Model European Union

See also: Model EU Feature Story 2015