New Books in Geography — April 2016

The AAG Review of Books office has released the list of the books received during the month of April. Following are the references: April 2016 Airport Urbanism: Infrastructure and Mobility in Asia by Max Hirsh (University of Minnesota Press 2016) The Arid Lands: History, Power, Knowledge by Diana K. Davis (MIT Press 2016) Building Dignified…
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Annals of the AAG

May 2016 Issue of the ‘Annals of the AAG’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 106, Issue 3 (May 2016) of the Annals of the American Association of Geographers is now available. The Annals contains original, timely, and innovative articles that advance knowledge in all facets of the discipline. Articles are divided into four major areas: Environmental Sciences; Methods, Models, and Geographic Information…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: April 2016

April 2016 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Excellence in a Geography Program Bednarz By Sarah Witham Bednarz One of the best parts of the annual meeting for me, as president, was the Awards Luncheon. It is a privilege to greet and honor…
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Featured News

2016 Annual Specialty and Affinity Group Awards

The AAG has around 65 Specialty and Affinity Groups which bring together AAG members around interests in particular topics, regions or professional communities. Many of these groups bestow awards for outstanding achievement and service, prizes for papers and posters, and give grants for research and travel to students, faculty and professionals in their respective fields.…
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Member News

Tarek Rashed Announced as New Director of GeoInformatics at The Polis Center at IUPUI

Rashed The Polis Center at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) has announced that Tarek Rashed has joined the Center to direct and further develop the GeoInformatics project portfolio of partners in the fields of emergency management, hazard risk analysis, disaster mitigation, land-use planning, and economic development. The Polis Center at IUPUI specializes in…
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New Books in Geography — March 2016

The AAG Review of Books office has released the list of the books received during the month of March. Following are the references: March 2016 A Fairytale in Question: Historical Interactions Between Humans and Wolves by Patrick Masius and Jana Sprenger (eds.) (The White Horse Press 2015) Africans in Global Migration Searching for Promised Lands…
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Scott Carlin of LIU Post to Co-Chair UN Conference

Dr. Scott Carlin, an associate professor of geography at Long Island University Post, has been named Co-Chair of the 66th United Nations Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organization Conference to be held in the city of Gyeongju, Republic of Korea from May 30 – June 1, 2016. The theme of this year’s conference is “Education for…
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AAG Review of Books

Spring 2016 Issue of the ‘The AAG Review of Books’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce Volume 4, Issue 2 of The AAG Review of Books. The journal features scholarly book reviews, along with reviews of significant current books related more broadly to geography and public policy and/or international affairs. AAG members receive online access to all past and current issues of The AAG Review of Books — go to the Members…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: March 2016

March 2016 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN What We Do Bednarz By Sarah Witham Bednarz As I prepare for the upcoming Council meeting in San Francisco at the end of this month, it occurs to me that none of my columns…
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New Books in Geography — February 2016

The AAG Review of Books office has released the list of the books received during the month of February. Following are the references: February, 2016 Alchemy in the Rain Forest: Politics, Ecology, and Resilience in a New Guinea Mining Area by Jerry K. Jacka (Duke University Press 2015 Articulations of Capital: Global Production Networks and Regional…
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AAG Member and First Female Pakistani Geomorphologist Khalida Khan Honored as ISDR Researcher of the Year

Dr. Khalida M. Khan has been honored as ISDR Researcher of the Year at the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) by the Inter-regional Directors' Board of the SAARC-ASEAN Post-doc Academia. Khan is an Associate Professor in Geology and Mountain Research at the University of Punjab. She also founded the Centre for Integrated Mountain Research (CIMR) at…
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