Association News

AAG Seeks Feedback In Search Process for New Executive Director

As previously announced, after two decades of distinguished service to the AAG, Doug Richardson, will retire as Executive Director in early 2020. The AAG Council has assembled a Search Committee composed of current Council members and other experienced geographers to work on the important task of recruiting a new Executive Director. The Search Committee members…
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Association News

AAG Welcomes Spring 2019 Interns

Three new interns have joined the AAG staff this spring semester! The AAG would like to welcome Matilda, Crystal, and Jessica to the organization. Matilda Kreider is a junior at George Washington University pursuing a in political communication with a minor in geography. Matilda is interested in communicating science to the public through museums and/or…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces 2019 Class of AAG Fellows

The AAG Fellows is a program, started in 2018, to recognize geographers who have made significant contributions to advancing geography. In addition to honoring geographers, AAG Fellows will serve the AAG as an august body to address key AAG initiatives including creating and contributing to AAG initiatives; advising on AAG strategic directions and grand challenges;…
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AAG Review of Books

Winter 2019 Issue of ‘The AAG Review of Books’ Now Available

    Volume 7, Issue 1 of The AAG Review of Books has now been published online. This quarterly online journal publishes scholarly reviews of recent books related to geography, public policy and international affairs. It also features review essays reflecting on several books on a particular theme, and book review with multiple contributors discussing a title. In the first four years of…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: January 2019

January 2019 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Share Your Science, and Make a Difference with Geography at the AAG Annual Meeting in April 2019 By Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach Happy New Year, Geographers and Friends of Geography! There is still much for us,…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces 2019 AAG Award Recipients

The American Association of Geographers congratulates the individuals and entities named to receive an AAG Award. The awardees represent outstanding contributions to and accomplishments in the geographic field. Formal recognition of the awardees will occur at the 2019 AAG Annual Meeting in Washington, DC during the AAG Awards Luncheon on Sunday, April 7, 2019. 2019…
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Call for Abstracts: Special Issue of ‘Annals’ on “The Anthropocene”

Annals of the American Association of Geographers Special Issue, March 2021 Call for Abstracts The Annals of the American Association of Geographers is seeking contributions for a Special Issue on "The Anthropocene" The term Anthropocene was introduced in the year 2000 as a concept indicating that human modification of the environment had reached such a widespread and…
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New Books Received

New Books in Geography — December 2018

Every month the AAG compiles a list of newly-published books in geography and related fields. Some are selected for review in the AAG Review of Books. Anyone interested in reviewing these or other titles should contact the Editor-in-Chief, Kent Mathewson Listed below are the books received from publishers in the last month. December 2018 Alfred Wegener:…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

Regional Divisions Announce Outstanding Graduate Student Papers During their Fall Meetings

The AAG is proud to announce the Fall 2018 student winners of the AAG Council Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper at a Regional Meeting. The AAG Council Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper at a Regional Meeting is designed to encourage graduate student participation at AAG Regional Division conferences and support their attendance at AAG…
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