Phi Sigma Iota-Modern Languages - Carnegie Mellon University

Phi Sigma Iota


Each spring, the Department of Modern Languages recognizes outstanding academic performance by nominating graduate students and Modern Languages majors and minors in junior or senior standing to the international foreign language honor society Phi Sigma Iota (Epsilon Epsilon chapter).

The 2016 CMU Phi Sigma Iota inductees:

Sophia Anopa
Majors: Computer Science and Psychology
Minor: French & Francophone Studies

Christopher Ball
Majors: Architecture and French & Francophone Studies
Minor: Architecture History

Laura Berry
Majors: Creative Writing and Japanese Studies

Zack Birnbaum
Majors: Mechanical Engineering and Chinese Studies

Holly Dennis
Major: Drama
Minor: French & Francophone Studies

Mary Catherine Devine
Majors: Global Studies and French & Francophone Studies

Emma Harger
Majors: Psychology and German Studies
Minor: Music

Lindsay Kincaid
Majors: Social & Decision Sciences and Hispanic Studies

Tammy Luk
Majors: Biological Sciences and Chinese Studies

Tom Muneta
Major: Japanese Studies

Celeste Neary
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Minor: German Studies

Allison Ngo
Majors: Chinese Studies and Business Administration

Liza Otto
Major: Bachelor of Humanities and Arts (Architecture and Psychology)
Minor: Hispanic Studies

Tae Eun Park
Majors: Business Administration and Chinese Studies

Emily Pond
Major: Chemistry
Minors: Japanese Studies and Creative Writing

Travis Rozich
Majors: Architecture and French & Francophone Studies

Margaret Smith
Majors: Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Chinese Studies

Estelle Tian
Major: Chinese Studies
Minors: German Studies and Linguistics

Hannah Tomio
Majors: Electrical & Computer Engineering and Russian Studies

Jennifer Tuttle
Major: International Relations
Minor: French & Francophone Studies

Gabriel Vegh-Gaynor
Major: Ethics, History, and Public Policy
Minor: French & Francophone Studies

Samantha Walker
Major: Hispanic Studies

Caitlin Williams
Majors: Music and Chinese Studies

Allison Wood
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Hispanic Studies

Undergraduate Students

Phi Sigma Iota honors junior and senior undergraduate students of foreign languages who
  • have at least a B average in their entire college work and all foreign-language courses
  • have completed at least one course at the third-year level

Graduate Students

Phi Sigma Iota honors graduate students of foreign languages who
  • have completed at least one semester of graduate work
  • have at least a B-plus average in all courses taken
  • have attained a high degree of competence in at least one foreign language
For more information, please contact Sue Connelly, or view the Phi Sigma Iota website.