Annual Meeting

Carry the AAG 2016 Annual Meeting Program in Your Pocket

Get the most from your AAG 2016 San Francisco experience with the mobile app. Enjoy an interactive experience on your Apple, Android, BlackBerry and other mobile devices during AAG 2016 in San Francisco. If you're a laptop user or have a Windows phone, there's also a Web version for your devices. Plan your experience throughout the…
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Association News

AAG Jobs in Geography and GIS Center Adds New Features and Functionality

Looking for a job in geography? The AAG Jobs in Geography and GIS Center is the preeminent source for academic jobs in geography, as well as a wide variety of jobs in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. It's the best place to find your next great opportunity or even your dream job! If you're a student,…
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Association News

Liza Giebel Joins AAG Staff as IT Support Specialist

The American Association of Geographers is pleased to announce that Liza G. Giebel has joined the staff as an IT Support Specialist at its headquarters in Washington, Prior to coming to work for AAG, Liza worked for the Amalgamated Transit International Union for seven years where she was responsible for solving a myriad of IT issues and managing…
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AAG Seeks Interns for Fall Semester

The AAG is currently seeking interns for the fall semester, although the organization offers opportunities on a year-round basis for the spring, summer and fall semesters. Interns participate in most AAG programs and projects such as education, outreach, research, website, publications, or the Annual Meeting. The AAG also arranges for interns to accompany different AAG staff…
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Member News

AAG Members Elect New Officers

The AAG Tellers Committee reports that AAG members have elected Glen MacDonald, UCLA, as president, and Derek Alderman, University of Tennessee, as vice president during the 2016 election cycle. Eight additional officers and committee members were also elected. All of the newly elected officers and committee members will begin their terms on July 1, 2016. See…
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AAG Calls for Nominations for Standing Committees

The AAG Council will make appointments to several of the AAG Standing Committees at its spring 2016 meeting. These appointments will replace members whose terms will expire on June 30, 2016. If you wish to nominate yourself or other qualified individuals for one or more of these vacancies, please notify AAG Secretary Thomas or before March 1, 2016. Please…
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Addenda

Katelyn Suranovic Interns at AAG for Spring Semester

Katelyn Suranovic is currently pursuing her master’s degree in geography at George Washington University. Her focus is climate change and weather-related phenomena in response to climatic changes. Previously, Katelyn earned her bachelor of science degree from James Madison University (JMU), where she majored in geographic science with a concentration in environmental conservation, sustainability and development. In…
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Member News

AAG Archivist Geoffrey Martin Provides Rare Glimpses into the History of Geography 

A near-capacity crowd gathered on January 21, 2016, in the Geography and Map Division at the Library of Congress in Washington, , to hear a talk by the doyen of the history of geography, Dr. Geoffrey J. Martin, Professor Emeritus at Southern Connecticut State University and the official archivist of the American Association of Geographers…
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Events

Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference Is Coming to Historic Kent, Ohio

REP VIII in Kent, Ohio: experience a small-town, urban environment with access to much more The eighth bi-annual Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference (REP VIII) will be held September 21-23, 2016, at the Kent State Hotel, locally hosted by Kent State University.  REP VIII already has attracted more than 150 registrants at the time of…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: August 2015

AUGUST 2015 Welcome to the Newsletter of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Survival in a Time of Disruption in Higher Education By Sarah Witham Bednarz This is a challenging time to be engaged in scholarship in higher education. Shrinking state budgets and rising tuition raise concerns…
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