teddi dekaApril 21, 2023–Dr. Teddi Deka, professor of psychology at Missouri Western State University, was recently elected national secretary of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society

Dr. Deka continues as an advisor to the Missouri Western Lambda chapter of Alpha Chi and as secretary of the Northern Plains region.

Dr. Deka has taught in Missouri Western’s psychology department since 1997. She received her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from Ohio State University.

Alpha Chi is a national college honor society for college juniors, seniors and graduate students of all academic disciplines. The society was founded in 1922 to promote and encourage academic scholarship by recognizing high-achieving students. 

Missouri Western State University is a student-centered learning community preparing individuals for lives of excellence through applied learning. Missouri Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit missouriwestern.edu