AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

2016 Anne U. White Fund

Every year the AAG provides funding to enable a member of the AAG to take their domestic partner on a research trip, regardless of them having any formal training in geography. One recipient was chosen this year from among eight applicants and receives $1,200. Shouraseni Roy, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Regional Studies at…
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2016 AAG Research Grants

Every year the AAG provides small grants to support research and fieldwork that address questions of major importance to the discipline. Three recipients were chosen this year from among 15 applicants and will each receive $500. Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern is Assistant Professor of Food Studies in the Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition at Syracuse…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

2015 AAG Book Awards 

The AAG’s three annual book awards recognize outstanding works written by geographers and published by during the previous year.  The Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography goes to a volume that makes an unusually important contribution to advancing the science and art of geography. This year’s winner is Concrete Revolution: Large Dams,…
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AAG Invites Members to Join Mentoring Network for Women in Geography

A Special Kickoff Event is Planned for the AAG Annual Meeting The AAG Committee on the Status of Women in Geography will hold a special session at the AAG Annual Meeting to help launch the Mentoring Network for Women in Geography. The CSWG also invites faculty, staff, and professionals to serve as mentors in the…
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Annual Meeting

GeoPoetics Poetry: A New GeoHumanities Annual Event

The second issue of the GeoHumanities journal is available now. Learn more. Tuesday, March 29, 4:40 :20 Continental 2, Hilton Hotel, Ballroom Level The first GeoHumanities Annual Event, organized by the editors of the new AAG journal GeoHumanities, will feature readings from four internationally known Bay Area poets. These poets engage with the interface between…
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Grants & Awards Received

AAG Provides Awards to Students from Community Colleges

Three students were selected to receive an AAG award for students from community colleges. Every year the AAG provides support for students from community colleges, junior colleges, city colleges, or similar two-year educational institutions. Community college students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to major in geography in the coming academic year applied for the 2016…
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Annals of the AAG

Annals Special Issue on the Geographies of Mobility

Every year since 2009 our flagship journal, the Annals of the American Association of Geographers, has published a special issue that highlights geographic research around a significant global theme. The eighth special issue of the Annals, published in March 2016, brings together 26 articles on the Geographies of Mobility, edited by Mei-Po Kwan and Tim…
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NCRGE to Discuss Funding Opportunities, Sponsor Sessions at AAG Annual Meeting

The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) is sponsoring several sessions at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Papers and panels will highlight the work of the GeoCapabilities, GeoSTEM and GeoProgressions projects. A new funding opportunity for geography education research will also be discussed. The full schedule of NCRGE-sponsored sessions is…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces Inaugural Award for Program Excellence

The AAG is pleased to announce that the Department of Geography at DePaul University will receive the inaugural AAG Award for Program Excellence, which was established to recognize geography programs at colleges and universities. This award honors non-PhD granting geography programs that have significantly enhanced the prominence and reputation of geography as a discipline, and demonstrated the characteristics…
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