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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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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: July 2018

July 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 Toddlers and Tears on the Texas Border By Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach This column begins with special thanks and recognition of our outgoing President Dr. Derek Alderman, and outgoing Past President Dr. Glen MacDonald. Please join…
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Meet the AAG Journals Editors – David Butler and Nik Heynen

Published six times a year since 1911, the Annals of the American Association of Geographers is one of the world’s foremost geography journals. The articles in the journal are divided into four theme sections that reflect the various scholarship throughout the geographic discipline: Geographic Methods; Human Geography; Nature and Society; and Physical Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences. There are editors…
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Resources

Ask a Geographer Program Update: Volunteers Needed

Do you like opportunities to talk to those outside of our discipline about the work, teaching, or research that you do and why it’s interesting? Are you looking for a fun service opportunity to support geography by helping others learn more about it? Consider volunteering for the AAG Ask a Geographer program! The Ask a…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: June 2018

June 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 As the Student Goes, So Goes Geography By Derek Alderman This marks my last presidential column. Serving as President of the Association over the past year has been a true pleasure and honor. I…
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Meet the AAG Journals Editors – Barney Warf and Blake Mayberry

Barney Warf and Blake Mayberry work on The Professional Geographer, one of three academic journals published by the AAG. The Professional Geographer, published four times a year, was initially a publication of the American Society of Professional Geographers but became a journal of the American Association of Geographers in 1949 after the two organisations merged. The focus…
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Featured News

AAG Snapshot: Grants & Awards

One of the AAG’s most time-honored programs are the AAG Grants and Awards, annually recognizing students, scholars, and geographers of all types. The AAG has a long history of supporting and recognizing geographers’ accomplishments and contributions through its many prestigious awards presented to AAG members, students, early career, mid-career, and senior faculty. As of today,…
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AAG Newsletter: May 2018

May 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 The Difference That an Award Can Make (For All of Us) By Derek Alderman One of the greatest pleasures of serving as President of the AAG is attending and participating in the Association’s awards…
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