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AAG Newsletter: April 2020

April 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 Doing Geography in the Age of Coronavirus, or How is Everybody Coping? By David Kaplan You hear it from everyone you know: these are strange and frightening times. While most of us have witnessed…
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AAG Newsletter: March 2020

March 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 Going Global or How Best to Recognize the Internationalization of the AAG By David Kaplan We have always been the “AAG” but five years ago the membership overwhelmingly decided to change the full title…
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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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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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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 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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AAG Newsletter: October 2019

October 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 A Golden Opportunity for Geography or How Can we Harness the Growth in AP Human Geography? By David Kaplan Geography was not taught in my high school and I expect that was true in…
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AAG Newsletter: September 2019

September 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 The Mental Health Challenge or Relieving Anxiety and Depression for Students and Faculty By David Kaplan I remember stress from college, graduate school and as a professor. High levels of tension were considered a…
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AAG Newsletter: August 2019

August 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 Who’s sorting who? Or the explosion of metrics and how we can take back control By David Kaplan For those of us still working with paper student evaluations, we receive our spring semester results…
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AAG Newsletter: July 2019

July 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 Should we be worried? Or how to maintain and expand the number of geographers in our schools By David Kaplan “As geographers, we all know the value of geography. Right? It is a field…
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AAG Newsletter: June 2019

June 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 Postcard from Mesoamerica By Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach “As Geography research begins in the field and ends in the field, so does my Presidential Column. I had the good fortune to be able to compose most…
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AAG Newsletter: May 2019

May 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 Geography, Green Resolutions, and Graduation By Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach “Complex organizations have complex interests and responsibilities, especially in the 21st century… Together, we Geographers have worked diligently over the last several years to shine a…
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