Alice M. Jackson, professor of political science at Morgan State University in Baltimore, was installed as president of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society. She is the first African American president of the society.
Pi Sigma Alpha was established in 1920 at the University of Texas for students and faculty interested in the study of government and politics. Today, there are 740 chapters at colleges and universities in all 50 states.
Dr. Jackson holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, a master of public administration degree, and a Ph.D. in American government and public administration, all from Howard University in Washington, D.C.