AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

2015 AAG Book Awards 

The AAG’s three annual book awards recognize outstanding works written by geographers and published by during the previous year.  The Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography goes to a volume that makes an unusually important contribution to advancing the science and art of geography. This year’s winner is Concrete Revolution: Large Dams,…
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Annual Meeting

Carry the AAG 2016 Annual Meeting Program in Your Pocket

Get the most from your AAG 2016 San Francisco experience with the mobile app. Enjoy an interactive experience on your Apple, Android, BlackBerry and other mobile devices during AAG 2016 in San Francisco. If you're a laptop user or have a Windows phone, there's also a Web version for your devices. Plan your experience throughout the…
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Annals of the AAG

Annals Special Issue on the Geographies of Mobility

Every year since 2009 our flagship journal, the Annals of the American Association of Geographers, has published a special issue that highlights geographic research around a significant global theme. The eighth special issue of the Annals, published in March 2016, brings together 26 articles on the Geographies of Mobility, edited by Mei-Po Kwan and Tim…
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Featured News

In Memoriam: Harold Rose

Harold Rose, distinguished professor emeritus of geography and urban studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and pioneer in research on race and segregation, passed away on February 2, 2016, at the age of 86. Harold Milton Rose was born on January 8, 1930 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was raised by his grandparents, of whom his…
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Featured News

December 2015 Issue of ‘GeoHumanities’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 1, Issue 2 of GeoHumanities is now available. GeoHumanities is the newest journal of the American Association of Geographers. It features articles that span conceptual and methodological debates in geography and the humanities; critical reflections on analog and digital artistic productions; and new scholarly interactions occurring at…
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Association News

AAG-Esri ConnectED GeoMentors Program Begins Second Year

The AAG and Esri continue to develop a nationwide network of GeoMentors to assist schools and teachers with introducing GIS and associated geographic concepts into classrooms across the country. The GeoMentors program is in support of the Department of Education’s ConnectED Initiative for which Esri has donated $1 billion of ArcGIS Online software to all…
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Featured News

President Obama Signs New K-12 Law, Includes Key Geography Provisions

This morning, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law (the photo shown here was taken by John Wertman, the AAG’s Senior Program Manager for Government Relations, who attended the event). The ESSA is the given name for the new version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the primary federal law dealing with…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

2016 AAG Honors Announced

The AAG is pleased to announce the selection of eight Honorees who will receive the 2016 AAG Honors in one of six categories. Recipients to be honored at an annual awards luncheon during the AAG Annual Meeting are: Susan Christopherson, Cornell University, Lifetime Achievement Award George Malanson, University of Iowa, Lifetime Achievement Award Aaron Wolf, Oregon State University, Gilbert White Public…
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