AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: September 2017

September 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Moving at Twitter Speed  By Derek Alderman The title of my column comes from a recent NPR story on the NAACP. The storied civil rights organization is undergoing a wholesale “retooling” of its structures…
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Annual Meeting

NCRGE Welcomes Abstracts for a Special Track During AAG 2018 New Orleans

Transformative Research in Geography Education For the 2018 AAG Annual Meeting in New Orleans, the National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) is welcoming abstracts and organized session proposals for a special track of sessions on Transformative Research in Geography Education during the AAG Annual Meeting on April 10-14, 2018, in New Orleans. This track…
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Recent News

NSF Seeks Candidates for Division Director of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences

The National Science Foundation is in the process of identifying potential candidates for division director for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences within the Geography and Spatial Sciences Program.  This division includes many psychological sciences, as well as geography and spatial sciences, cultural and biological anthropology, linguistics, and archaeology.  The current director term ends at the…
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Association News

Coline Dony Joins AAG as Senior Geography Researcher

The AAG welcomes Coline Dony as a Senior Geography Researcher. Before joining the AAG staff in Washington, , Coline served as a visiting assistant professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County where she taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in GIS, geovisualization and programming for spatial data analysis. Coline also taught an undergraduate course…
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Policy Update

AAG Statement on Charlottesville Tragedy and White Supremacy

The American Association of Geographers is deeply saddened and disturbed by the recent deadly and violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia. Rallies supported by white nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members led to the killing of one counter-protester, the wounding of at least 19 other protesters, and the deaths of two law enforcement officers doing…
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