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The American Association of Geographers is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Cassidento as its new Publications Director.

cassidento_-jennifer2015_mug_web_smCassidento brings a wealth of editorial expertise and experience to the AAG publications. She has worked previously with major scholarly publishing houses, and for several years with the AAG on its journals, serving as managing editor of three of its flagship journals, including the Annals of the American Association of Geographers, the AAG Review of Books, and GeoHumanities. Jennifer also provided outstanding support and played a central role in the production of the forthcoming 15-volume AAG International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology, which will be published in March of 2017.

In her role as AAG Publications Director, Jennifer will oversee all AAG publications, assisted by AAG staff as required, and will report directly to the AAG Executive Director, Douglas Richardson. In announcing her appointment, Richardson noted that “Jennifer Cassidento is one of the most talented, productive, and effective editors that I have ever encountered. We are pleased and honored to have her with us in this important leadership role at the AAG.”