National Collegiate Honorary Anthropology Society Beta Chapter of Mississippi
Lambda Alpha is a national collegiate honorary anthropology society. Requirements for undergraduate membership into Southern Miss's Beta Chapter are a 3.00 GPA in at least 12 hours of anthropology as well as a 2.75 GPA overall. Graduate requirements are a 3.25 GPA in anthropology and a 3.00 GPA overall.
The chapter annually sponsors a book prize for the best graduate and undergraduate papers written in anthropology.
The faculty adviser is Dr. Marie Danforth.