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,…
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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…
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Recent News

Christine MacKrell Interns at AAG for Summer Semester

Christine MacKrell recently completed her bachelor of arts in geography from the University of Mary Washington where she also majored in political science and completed a certificate in geographic information systems. She will be attending George Washington University in the fall working toward a master of science. Her geographic research focuses on race and place,…
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Recent News

Meredith Stone Joins AAG Staff as Public Policy and Outreach Specialist

Meredith Stone has joined the AAG staff as Public Policy and Outreach Specialist at the Washington, headquarters. She recently completed her Master of Arts in Geography at Ohio University. There, she served as a teaching assistant for Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Mapping Sciences and also as a research assistant for the Baltimore Ecosystem Study,…
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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…
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AAG Cartography Editor Sought for ‘Annals of the AAG,’ ‘Professional Geographer,’ and ‘GeoHumanities’

The American Association of Geographers seeks applications and nominations for a Cartography Editor for the AAG journals Annals of the American Association of Geographers, The Professional Geographer, and GeoHumanities. The new editor will be appointed for a four-year editorial term that will commence on January 1, 2018. The appointment will be made in the Fall…
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Methods, Models, and GIS Section Editor Sought for ‘Annals of the AAG’

The American Association of Geographers seeks applications and nominations for the Methods, Models, and Geographic Information Sciences editor for the Annals of the American Association of Geographers. This new editor will be appointed for a four-year editorial term that will commence on January 1, 2018. The appointment will be made in the Fall of 2017.…
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Annual Meeting

See the Highlights from AAG 2017 Boston

Whether you want to reminisce or just see what you missed, check out our retrospective of the the special events and sessions from the AAG 2017 annual meeting in Boston. The annual meeting hosted more than 9,000 geographers ... Read about the Highlights Each year, AAG recognizes students, faculty, and professionals for their accomplishments and contributions ... Read about the Awards…
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Policy Update

Federal Research Agencies Avoid Cuts in Congressional Budget Deal

Late last week, President Trump signed into law a budget deal that will fund the federal government through September 30. The bipartisan deal has generally been viewed favorably by science advocates, as it maintains or increases funding levels for most agencies that provide research support. Under the deal, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will remain…
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Necrology

In Memoriam: John Davey

John Charles Armstrong Davey April 19, 1945–April 21, 2017 John Davey, a prodigious figure in academic, trade and reference publishing for almost 50 years, died at home with family at his side on April 21, 2017. He had just celebrated his 72 birthday days earlier. After making his mark in publishing in the 1970s, John…
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