AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: December 2018

December 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 Paradise Lost, Global Warming Report, and Geographers Speak Up By Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach As AAG President, Dr. Luzzadder-Beach, notes, recently we have marked the occasion of the containment of devastating fires in California and the…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG is Proud to Announce the 2019 AAG Honors

Each year, the AAG invites nominations for AAG Honors to be conferred in recognition of outstanding contributions to the advancement or welfare of the profession. The AAG Honors Committee is charged with making award recommendations for each category, with no more than two awards given in any one category.  This year, the AAG Honors Committee and the AAG Council…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: November 2018

November 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 Watershed Moments By Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach “It is encouraging to be receiving AAG Members’ thoughtful geography abstracts for the AAG Annual Meeting major themes: Geospatial Health Research; Geography and Human Rights; and Physical Geography in…
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Association News

Dwayne Parks joins AAG as Accounting Specialist

The AAG is pleased to announce that Dwayne Parks has joined the AAG Staff at the association’s headquarters in Washington, as an Accounting Specialist. Dwayne has over 17 years of experience working with organizational data in both New York City and the Washington, metro area. Throughout this timeframe, Dwayne has managed employee payroll and record…
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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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Association News

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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