Policy Update

NAACP Endorses AAG Letter Opposing Restrictions on Geospatial and Racial Disparities Data

NAACP and 26 other prominent national organizations signed on to a letter written by the AAG expressing concerns about proposed bills (Senate Bill 103 and House Bill 482) that could impose restrictions on the use of and access to geospatial data related to racial disparities. Read more about AAG policy action. Read the letter.
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Association News

AAG Announces 2017 Election Results

2017 AAG Election Results Dear AAG members, The AAG Tellers Committee has reported the results of the 2017 AAG Election. Those elected to office are as follows: President:  Derek H. Alderman, University of Tennessee. Vice President: Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, University of Texas-Austin. National Councilors: Lorraine Dowler, Pennsylvania State University; Jamie Winders, Syracuse University. Nominating Committee: Perry Carter, Texas Tech University; Jennifer Clark,…
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Annual Meeting

AAG to Support Geographers from Countries Affected by Trump Travel Restrictions

The AAG will refund the conference registration fees for any AAG member or attendee who is a citizen of one of the seven countries affected by the Travel Ban and who by virtue of being outside the United States at this time will not be able to attend the AAG Annual Meeting in Boston. In…
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Association News

AAG Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order

The following is a Statement by the AAG Council on the recent Trump Executive Order limiting travel to the US from several countries. The AAG is committed to supporting all AAG members who are impacted by this executive order. We also are taking action in concert with several other organizations in Washington, DC., to attempt…
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African Geographical Review

Receive the African Geographical Review: Join the African Specialty Group

The African Geographical Review is an AAG journal edited by the Africa Specialty Group. It provides a medium for the publication of geographical material relating to Africa, seeks to enhance the standing of African regional geography, and to promote a better representation of African scholarship. Articles cover all sub-fields of geography, and can be theoretical, empirical or applied…
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Association News

Ryan Habron Interns at AAG for Spring Semester

Ryan Habron is a senior at the University of Maryland pursuing a in Geographical Sciences. His focuses include GIS, Computer Cartography, and Remote Sensing. He hopes to use these skills to monitor transportation, and other urban planning tasks in his future career. During his internship at the AAG, he will work on obtaining attestations from 250 high schools…
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Association News

AAG Calls for Nominations for Standing Committees

The AAG Council will make appointments to several of the AAG Standing Committees at its spring 2017 meeting. These appointments will replace members whose terms will expire on June 30, 2017. If you wish to nominate yourself or other qualified individuals for one or more of these vacancies, please notify AAG Secretary Thomas or before March 1, 2017. Please…
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Association News

Important Election Information: AAG Voting Begins Next Week

The AAG election will be conducted online again, and will take place Jan. 11-Feb. 2, 2017. Each member who has an email address on record with the AAG will receive a special email with a code that will allow them to sign in to our AAG SimplyVoting website and vote. Read about the candidates now.
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AAG Launches New Fellows Program: AAG Fellows

The AAG is honored to announce it has launched AAG Fellows, a new program to recognize geographers who have made significant contributions to advancing geography. In addition to honoring geographers, AAG Fellows will serve the AAG as an august body to address key AAG initiatives including creating and contributing to AAG initiatives; advising on AAG strategic…
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Association News

New AAG Position Opening: Senior Geography Researcher

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) has an immediate opening for the position of Senior Geography Researcher, to be located at the AAG’s central office in Washington, DC. We seek an individual with a passion for geography and strong writing and management skills, and who can initiate, support, and lead AAG programs in research, education, and…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

Graduate Students Honored During AAG Regional Division Annual Fall Meetings for Outstanding Work

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) announces the recipients of the 2016 Council Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper at a Regional Meeting. Graduate student AAG members from around the participated by submitting to their region's paper competition and attending their regional division fall meeting. A student paper from seven out of nine AAG regions…
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