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Iota Iota Iota (Triota) is a national honor society that fosters student research and activism at UMD and nationwide.

Triota Women’s Studies Honor Society

This organization strives to maintain feminist values of egalitarianism, inclusiveness and the celebration of the diversity of women’s experiences that are central to women’s studies. Triota works to promote student research and activism in socio-political issues that affect all minority groups and aims to recognize and promote the academic achievements of women’s studies and LGBT studies students.

UMD Triota celebrates it’s Spring 2017 induction
Triota celebrates it’s Spring 2017 induction

Membership is open to all University of Maryland students, regardless of major, who have completed at least one women’s studies or LGBT studies course and have at least a 3.0 GPA in women’s studies/LGBT studies courses and a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7.

  • Applications will be available online in March 2020
  • Along with completing this application form, students should print a copy of your unofficial transcript from Testudo and deliver it to the TRIOTA mailbox in 2101 Woods Hall

The chapter website is undergoing revisions, but you are invited to visit TRIOTA UMD on Facebook in the meantime.

For more information, please contact the department at and Elsa Barkley Brown, the chapter advisor, at

Elsa Barkley Brown

Associate Professor, The Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Associate Professor and Associate Chair, History

2101 Woods Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-3447