AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces 2020 AAG Award Recipients

The American Association of Geographers congratulates the individuals and entities named to receive an AAG Award. The awardees represent outstanding contributions to and accomplishments in the geographic field. Formal recognition of the awardees will occur at the 2020 AAG Annual Meeting in Denver, CO during the AAG Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 10, 2020. 2020…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces 2019 Book Awards

The AAG is pleased to announce the recipients of the three 2019 AAG Book Awards: the John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize, the AAG Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography, and the AAG Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography. The AAG Book Awards mark distinguished and outstanding works published by geography authors…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: February 2020

February 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Beyond the Academic 1 Percent Or How to Create a More Inclusive and Equitable Academic Culture By David Kaplan “Social media can be dangerous. I recently read a post on Twitter, sent by a…
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Association News

AAG Welcomes Spring 2020 Interns

Two new interns have joined the AAG staff this spring semester! The AAG would like to welcome Ariel and Hannah to the organization. Ariel Golightly is a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park, pursuing a in Geographical Sciences with minors in Geographic Information Systems and Sustainability Studies. She is particularly interested in cultural…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces 2020 AAG Award Recipients

The American Association of Geographers congratulates the individuals and entities named to receive an AAG Award. The awardees represent outstanding contributions to and accomplishments in the geographic field. Formal recognition of the awardees will occur at the 2020 AAG Annual Meeting in Denver, CO during the AAG Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 10, 12:30 pm…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: January 2020

January 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN The Publishing Paradox or How the Publishing Model May be Broken By David Kaplan Among the familiar litany of New Year’s resolutions, many of you may have promised yourselves that 2020 would be the…
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Featured Articles

Geospatial Brain Power

Does learning GIS improve spatial reasoning capabilities in high schoolers? A team from six universities is studying the students—and their brains—to find out. A group of researchers from six American universities are studying what effect spatial education has on the development of the spatial thinking and reasoning skills of high school students. The research team…
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Annals of the AAG

AAG Announces New Annals Editors, Thanks Leaving Editors

The AAG welcomes two new editors to take the positions of the Human Geography and Nature & Society editorships for the Annals of the American Association of Geographers. Kendra Strauss of Simon Fraser University will be taking over for Human Geography Editor Nik Heynen while Katie Meehan of King’s College London will assume the role…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces 2020 AAG Award Recipients

The American Association of Geographers congratulates the individuals and entities named to receive an AAG Award. The awardees represent outstanding contributions to and accomplishments in the geographic field. Formal recognition of the awardees will occur at the 2020 AAG Annual Meeting in Denver, CO during the AAG Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 10, 2020. 2020…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: December 2019

December 2019 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Going Local or How the AAG Can Help Enhance its Regional Divisions By David Kaplan The region is one of geography’s main concepts and, true to these roots, regional divisions—mostly within the United States…
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