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Dividing the Faith: Tracing the Rise of America’s Segregated Churches

Author Richard J. Boles (ΦBK, Boston College) is a professor of history at Oklahoma State and Gamma of Oklahoma’s chapter historian.

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From Uber Driver to Harvard Law

Daniel Egel-Weiss (ΦBK, George Washington University), an associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, discusses the value of a liberal arts education and his commitment to equity and care for others.

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From the Secretary: The Value of Liberal Education to Democracy

Liberal education in particular cultivates the capacity to deal with complexity and diversity and not be threatened by differences of opinion.

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From a Winter of Discontent to a Spring of Hope

Now is a critical time for you to welcome new legislators and educate them about issues that matter to you.

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Duke University Renames Building to Honor Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke

Among Duke’s most noteworthy ΦBK alumni, Reuben-Cooke enrolled 1963 as one of the school’s first five Black undergraduates and later returned as a trustee for the university.

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2020 Nobel Prize Winners

The Phi Beta Kappa Society is pleased to recognize three of its members among this year’s Nobel Prize winners.

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Elizabeth Cullen Dunn’s Virtual Visit to Centre College

ΦBK Visiting Scholar Elizabeth Cullen Dunn is a professor of geography at Indiana University Bloomington.

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2020 Book Awards

​The ΦBK Book Awards are given annually to outstanding scholarly books published in the United States. See this year’s winners!

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ΦΒΚ Award Winners 2020

Read about ΦΒΚ winners and finalists for this year’s MacArthur Foundation Fellowships, ΦΒΚ Book Awards, National Book Awards, Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes.

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Playwright Explores Whiteness and Privilege in a Time of Pandemic

Eliza Bent (ΦBK, Boston College) discusses her latest play in which she assumes the roles of three different women named Karen, a take on the popular meme.

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A ΦBK Graduate with a Head for the Law and a Heart for Charity

Evan Berquist (ΦBK Colorado College), a Stanford Law School graduate and member of Cozen O’Connor’s Corporate Practice, is recognized for his pro bono work.

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ΦBK Author Wins 2020 National Poetry Series

Teresa K. Miller (ΦBK, Barnard College) has been selected as a winner of the 2020 National Poetry Series for her book Borderline Fortune (Penguin, 2021).