Member News

Geographers Act on COVID19

GeoDS Lab at University of Wisconsin, Madison. County-level Spring 2020 travel data from March shows thousands of trips generated in the , which may help explain the rapid growth of infection cases across the country. On March 23, AAG asked how our members and followers are responding to the COVID19 pandemic. We got an extraordinary…
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Association News

2018 NAEP Geography Report Card Offers Crucial Insight into Geographic Literacy

April 23, 2020 marks the date for The National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB)’s release of the 2018 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Geography Report Card, along with the nation’s 2018 assessments of History and Civics education. This year’s Geography Report Card is particularly important, as the NAEP is not due to assess geography again…
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‘GeoHumanities’: COVID-19 Announcement

Not Business as Usual: A Message from the Editors of GeoHumanities There is little about being an academic in the current time that can be called "business as usual". Academic publishing is no exception. It is the joint act of many people - authors, reviewers, readers, people in the offices of publishers and professional societies such…
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Recent News

‘The Professional Geographer’: COVID-19 Announcement

To the authors, readers, reviewers, and staff members who contribute their energy and insight to The Professional Geographer, I am grateful to this community of scholars and practitioners, whose contributions to The Professional Geographer have helped maintain its high quality and excellent reputation. Your dedication to scholarship and reflections on practice have put The Professional…
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Annals of the AAG

‘Annals of the AAG’: COVID-19 Announcement

The Long View When the Annals was launched in 1911, penicillin did not yet exist. As Editors, we are taking the long view on the COVID-19 pandemic. While the journal has persevered through many global crises, the present moment is clearly not business as usual. We recognize these are exceptional times that are creating unusual…
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Featured News

May 2020 Issue of ‘The Professional Geographer’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 72, Issue 2 (May 2020) of The Professional Geographer is now available. The focus of The Professional Geographer is on short articles in academic or applied geography, emphasizing empirical studies and methodologies. These features may range in content and approach from rigorously analytic to broadly philosophical or prescriptive.…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: March 2020

March 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Going Global or How Best to Recognize the Internationalization of the AAG By David Kaplan We have always been the “AAG” but five years ago the membership overwhelmingly decided to change the full title…
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