AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: October 2018

October 2018 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Geography and Climate Change in the 21st Century: Keeping our Eyes on the Prize  By Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach “Geography has many grand challenges for the 21st Century… Another grand challenge is ensuring a harassment-, bullying-,…
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Association News

Michelle Kinzer Joins AAG Staff as Government Relations Manager

The AAG is pleased to welcome Michelle Kinzer to fill the role of Government Relations Manager. She will serve as AAG’s primary advocate on public policy in Washington and will continue to grow relationships with government decision makers as well as outside organizations and stakeholders. She will track and analyze relevant issues facing the AAG…
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Meet the AAG Journals Editors – James McCarthy and Ling Bian

James McCarthy is the Nature and Society editor for the Annals of the American Association of Geographers and a Professor in the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University. His work analyzes the interactions of political economy and environmental politics, with particular emphases on rural areas, renewable energy, property relations, and social movements. He has…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: September 2018

September 2018 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN A New Academic Year By Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach This Labor Day weekend marks the return to University instruction for many geography faculty and students, and as an educator, I welcome you all back to our…
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Association News

Meet the AAG Journals Editors – Deborah Dixon, Tim Cresswell, and Philip J. Nicholson

There are two editors who work on the AAG Journal, GeoHumanities as well as an assistant editor. Deborah Dixon is one of the editors who works to publish new scholarly interactions occurring at the intersections of geography and multiple humanities disciplines within the journal. Deborah Dixon is a cultural and political geographer, with an undergraduate…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: August 2018

August 2018 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Postcards from the Mediterranean: Groundwater, Glaciers, and Geopark By Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach One of the enduring themes for AAG Annual Meetings is Geography, Science, and Human Rights. We will continue to incorporate this nexus of…
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Recent News

Meet the AAG Journals Editors: Kent Mathewson and Robert Perham

Kent Mathewson is the editor-in-chief of the AAG Review of Books. Published quarterly, the AAG Review of Books is a special journal highlighting recent texts in geography and related disciplines. The journal features book reviews by geographers and other scholars at various points of their academic careers. These reviews are also available from a database…
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Association News

AAG Welcomes Zan Dodson, Director, Program Management & Research

The AAG welcomes Zan Dodson as Director, Program Management & Research. Prior to the AAG, he was a postdoctoral associate for three years in the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh and Adjunct Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University. He has taught numerous courses in geography ranging from cultural and regional geography, to…
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NCRGE Funds Research Networks on Geography and Civics, Geo-Computation, and International Curriculum Research

The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) has approved awards for a third cohort of grantees under its Transformative Research grant program. This investment by NCRGE continues a long-term and broad-based effort to develop a research coordination network supporting implementation of the Road Map for 21st Century Geography Education project’s landmark report on…
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