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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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

Regional Divisions Announce Outstanding Graduate Student Papers During their Fall Meetings

The AAG is proud to announce the Fall 2019 student winners of the AAG Council Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper at a Regional Meeting. The AAG Council Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper at a Regional Meeting is designed to encourage graduate student participation at AAG Regional Division conferences and support their attendance at AAG…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG is Proud to Announce the 2020 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 ; This year, the AAG Honors Committee and the AAG…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces 2020 Class of AAG Fellows

The AAG Fellows is a program, started in 2018, to recognize geographers who have made significant contributions to advancing geography. In addition to honoring geographers, AAG Fellows will serve the AAG as an august body to address key AAG initiatives including creating and contributing to AAG initiatives; advising on AAG strategic directions and grand challenges;…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: November 2019

November 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 Finding your Parachute or The PhD is Not Just for Academics By David Kaplan Graduate students are haunted by the specter of future job uncertainty. Many Master’s students wonder what they will do with…
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