Ruth Wilson Gilmore to Receive Award for Anti-Racism Research, Practice

The Association of American Geographers has selected Ruth Wilson Gilmore for the 2014 AAG Harold M. Rose Award for Anti-Racism Research and Practice. Wilson Gilmore is a Professor of Geography in the Earth and Environmental Sciences, and American Studies program and Director of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics at the Graduate Center of…
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Bob Kates to receive AAG Stanley Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography

Robert W. “Bob” Kates will receive the 2014 AAG Stanley Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography. The Association of American Geographers proudly confers this award to Kates in recognition of the many ways that his unrelenting creativity, energy, and care for the world around him have led him to enhance and ennoble nature-society research as…
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AAG Announces Its 2014 Elections Slate

AAG's 2014 elections will take place through an online voting system again this year, opening Jan. 31, and closing Feb. 28. The online procedure makes voting easier for AAG members, and votes cast online are conveniently managed, confidential, secure, backed-up, and certified. All eligible voters will receive an email with an ID voting password and a link to…
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New Books Received – December 2013

The AAG Review of Books office has released the list of the books received during the month of December. Following are the references, along with links to more detailed information: December, 2013 A Deeper Sense of Place: Stories and Journeys of Collaboration in Indigenous Research by Johnson, Jay T., and Soren C. Larsen, eds (Oregon State…
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Summer 2013 Issue of ‘The AAG Review of Books’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce Issue 3 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. This journal is available exclusively online. To access the full…
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AAG Names Warren Washington its 2014 Honorary Geographer

The Association of American Geographers has chosen Warren M. Washington to receive the 2014 AAG Honorary Geographer Award for his contributions as a pioneer in the development of coupled climate models and recognizes him as a leading scientist in the area of climate variability and change. Coupled climate models are now a foundation of climate…
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Support Geography with a Tax-Deductible Gift

By contributing to AAG Funds, you provide crucial support to the next generation of geographers. End-of-the-year tax-exempt donations to the AAG may be made online, via mail or fax. All charitable contributions made to the AAG by December 31, 2013, are tax-deductible for the year 2013. Gifts to the AAG may be designated to support…
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AAG Announces Recipients of 2014 AAG Honors

The AAG will confer AAG Honors, the Association's highest honors, to nine individuals and one publishing press for their outstanding contributions to the advancement or welfare of geography. Each year, the AAG invites nominations from the membership, which are then presented to the AAG Honors Committee for consideration. The AAG Honors will be presented at…
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Careers at AAG: Research Scientist (Updated Nov. 8)

The Association of American Geographers has an opening for the position of Research Scientist, to be located at the AAG’s office in Washington, DC. We seek an individual with excellent research and writing skills who can contribute to the AAG’s strong portfolio of federally-funded research, education and outreach projects. The Research Scientist will participate in…
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AAG Name Change Poll

In his April 2013 newsletter column, "An American Association of Geographers?," Past President Eric Sheppard proposed changing the name of the Association of American Geographers to the "American Association of Geographers,” to better reflect the international scope of the AAG’s current activities and membership. Please feel free to share your thoughts or to advocate for…
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