AAG Guide to Programs

AAG Releases New Edition of Guide to Geography Programs in the Americas

The AAG's Guide to Geography Programs in the Americas, or The Guide, includes detailed information on undergraduate and graduate geography programs in the United States, Canada, and Latin America, including degree requirements, curricula, faculty qualifications, program specialties, financial assistance, and degrees completed, and more. The 2016-2017 edition of The Guide is now available for free online at The…
Continue Reading »
Member News

Camelia Kantor Named USGIF Director of Academic Programs

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has appointed Camelia Kantor as its new Director of Academic Program. In this position, she will manage USGIF’s Collegiate GEOINT Accreditation Program, which awards students GEOINT Certificates accompanying their college degrees. Kantor was formerly an associate professor of geography at Claflin University in South Carolina. Most recently, she…
Continue Reading »
AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: July 2017

July 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Expanding and Empowering a Culture of Mentorship  By Derek Alderman Words cannot adequately capture my excitement and honor to be able to serve as President of the American Association of Geographers. I look forward…
Continue Reading »
Member News

Geographers Kristine DeLong and Grant Harley featured in New Documentary, “The Underwater Forest”

Kristine L. DeLong, associate professor of geography at Louisiana State University and Grant Harley, assistant professor of Geography at the University of Southern Mississippi, were both part of a team of scientists featured in the new documentary, “The Underwater Forest.” The documentary is about an ancient cypress forest discovered in 60 feet of water and…
Continue Reading »
Association News

Disciplinary Data Dashboard

AAG's Twitter Chat will review multiple ongoing data collection efforts On July 20 from 3 to 4 Eastern Time, the AAG will host a Twitter Chat entitled “The AAG Disciplinary Data Dashboard.” Guest speaker Mark Revell, AAG Workforce Development Specialist, will answer a variety of questions related to the AAG’s multiple ongoing data collection efforts…
Continue Reading »
Recent News

Updates from the Geography and Spatial Sciences Program at NSF

The Geography and Spatial Sciences (GSS) Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces the release of a new GSS strategic plan as well as new program solicitations for both its regular and its doctoral dissertation research improvement (DDRI) competitions.  These documents are available via links on the GSS websites.  The new strategic plan and…
Continue Reading »
AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: June 2017

June 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Upon Reflection  MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald How fast time flies. It is hard to believe that the end of the academic year is upon us, June has come and I am writing my last…
Continue Reading »

AAG Seeks Nominations for 2018 Vice President, National Councilors, Student Councilor

The AAG Nominating Committee seeks nominations for Vice President (one to be elected), for National Councilor (two vacancies) and Student Councilor (one to be elected) for the 2018 election. Those elected will take office on July 1, 2018. Members should submit the names and addresses of each nominee and their reasons for supporting nomination to…
Continue Reading »
AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Grants and Awards Program

The AAG has a long history of supporting and recognizing geographers’ accomplishments and  contributions through its many prestigious grants and awards. The AAG Grants and Awards Program recognizes and supports AAG members, non-members, students, early career and senior faculty. On June 15, from 3 to 4 , the AAG will host a Twitter Chat, entitled,…
Continue Reading »
Policy Update

Administration Releases FY 2018 Budget

Daniel Schwen, CC BY-SA The Trump Administration’s budget proposal, which was released on May 23, includes sharp cuts for Federal science agencies. The document is the first step in the Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations process, and many bipartisan Senators and Representatives have taken issue with multiple aspects of the proposal. The National Science Foundation (NSF) would…
Continue Reading »
Recent News

Presidential Geographers: Drs. Mazey and Nellis Lead Buckeye Universities

As of July 1, 2017, the state of Ohio will have two university presidents who are geographers. Dr. Duane Nellis, president-elect at Ohio University (OU), will join Dr. Mary Ellen Mazey of Bowling Green State University (BGSU) as a leader of a public academic institution in Ohio. Mazey began her Presidency at BGSU in July of…
Continue Reading »
AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: May 2017

May 2017 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 Creation of Transformative Geographies  MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald We all like to think of ourselves as being transformative in one way or the other. Indeed, we all are. In our personal interactions and…
Continue Reading »