Annual Meeting

Symposium on Physical Geography at the 2015 AAG Annual Meeting

A special feature of the upcoming 2015 AAG annual meeting is the one-day Symposium on Physical Geography, scheduled for Thursday, April 23. The overall intent of the symposium is to raise the visibility of physical geography research at the AAG annual meeting, and provide additional networking opportunities to facilitate and enhance dialog among physical geographers…
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AAG Review of Books

Fall 2014 Issue of ‘The AAG Review of Books’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce Volume 2, Issue 4 of The AAG Review of Books, featuring scholarly book reviews as formerly published in the Annals of the AAG and The Professional Geographer, along with reviews of significant current books related more broadly to geography and public policy and/or international affairs. To access the full AAG Review of Books, visit the AAG…
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New Books Received – September 2014

The AAG Review of Books office has released the list of the books received during the month of September. Following are the references: September, 2014 Africa: Geographies of Change by Grant, Richard (Oxford University Press 2014, ;jsessionid=2643C40ABA6CC0F13D0329D40879552C?cc=us&lang=en&) The Atchafalaya River Basin: History and Ecology of an American Wetland by Piazza, Bryan P. (Texas A&M University…
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Association News

Dr. Yonette Thomas to Assume Key Leadership Roles at the AAG

The Association of American Geographers (AAG) is pleased to welcome our distinguished colleague, Dr. Yonette Thomas to our staff. Dr. Thomas was formerly Associate Vice-President for Research Compliance at Howard University. She has also served in leading positions at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for many years, including most recently as Branch Chief of…
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New Books Received – August 2014

The AAG Review of Books office has released the list of the books received during the month of August. Following are the references: August, 2014 Absolute Recoil: Towards a New Foundation of Dialectical Materialism by Slavoj, Zizek (Verso Books 2014, ) A Land Between Waters: Environmental Histories of Modern Mexico by Boyer, Christopher R. (University…
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Member News

AAG Member Tim Beach Elected 2014 Professor of the Year at Georgetown University

Professor Tim Beach, who joined the UT Department of Geography and the Environment in the Fall 2014, was elected the 2014 Faculty of the Year for excellence in teaching by Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, commonly the Nation’s highest rated School of International Affairs. For more information, visit 
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Call for Participation: Geography Careers Events at the AAG Annual Meeting

For each of the activities below, we seek a diverse group of individuals representing a range of employment sectors, organizations, academic and professional backgrounds, and racial/ethnic/gender perspectives. If interested, please send an email to specifying your topic(s) and activity(s) of interest, and attach your current or resume. For best consideration, submit your information by December…
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