Association News

Indigenous Activist, Economist, Author Winona LaDuke to Speak at AAG 2022

Rural development economist and environmental justice advocate Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabekwe, Ojibwe) will join AAG President Emily Yeh for a virtual keynote address and conversation during AAG 2022. LaDuke, an enrolled member of the Mississippi band of Ashinaabeg who lives and works on the White Earth Indian Reservation, founded the White Earth Land Recovery Project in…
Continue Reading »
Association News

Geophysicist Marcia McNutt Honored with 2022 AAG Atlas Award

Geophysicist Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences, has been awarded the AAG’s highest honor, the AAG Atlas Award. Dr. McNutt will speak at AAG 2022, reflecting on what she has learned in a trailblazing career that includes serving as President and CEO of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, and as the…
Continue Reading »
Association News

In the Philippines, Local Knowledge Makes a Global Impact

We're celebrating Geography Awareness Week (November 14-20) with features on the fascinations of the world. Find out more about this year's theme, "The Future Is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward" at our GeoWeek StoryMap, and follow the celebration at #GeoWeek or #GeoWeek2021.  The shy, nocturnal pangolin – an animal that looks like a cross…
Continue Reading »
Association News

The Future Is Here: Sophia Garcia and the Intersections of GIS, Redistricting, and Social Justice

We're celebrating the accomplishments of geographers during Geography Awareness Week (November 14-20) and beyond. Find out more about this year's theme, "The Future Is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward" at our GeoWeek StoryMap, and follow the celebration at #GeoWeek or #; Sophia Garcia, the GIS and Outreach Director for Redistricting Partners in Sacramento, CA,…
Continue Reading »
Association News

The Future Is Here: Trang VoPham and the Spatial Context of Cancer Research

We're celebrating the accomplishments of geographers during Geography Awareness Week (November 14-20) and beyond. Find out more about this year's theme, "The Future Is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward" at our GeoWeek StoryMap, and follow the celebration at #GeoWeek or #; Medical geographer and AAG member Trang VoPham appreciates what she calls “the seamlessness…
Continue Reading »
Annual Meeting

AAG Emerging Workforce Scholars Program

This year, the AAG has launched a unique new initiative called the Emerging Workforce Scholars Program. The program allows aspirational high school and undergraduate students from underserved Boston-area communities to attend the Annual Meeting and interact with geography and geoscience professionals to learn about the work they perform and the preparation needed for careers in…
Continue Reading »
Annual Meeting

Jobs and Careers Center at the 2017 AAG Annual Meeting

The Jobs & Careers Center will be located in Rooms 203, 204 & 205 of the Hynes Convention Center, Second Level. It provides a central location for job seekers, students, and professionals to interact with one another and to learn more about careers and professional development for geographers. A careers information table will be staffed…
Continue Reading »
Jobs & Careers in Geography

Nina Feldman: A Career in GIS and Geography

Nina Feldman, a former intern with AAG and the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress, shares why she chose a career in GIS and Geography in a very poignant guest blog post for Worlds Revealed: Geography & Maps at The Library Of Congress. She discusses the family members, professors and supervisors who…
Continue Reading »
Featured News

AAG Offers Suite of New Resources for Students and Job Seekers

The AAG is pleased to announce a suite of new resources designed to help students find information about undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as currently available graduate assistantships, internships, and postdoc positions in geography. The current AAG Guide to Geography Programs in the Americas is a comprehensive listing of undergraduate and graduate programs…
Continue Reading »

Census Bureau Plans to Hire 40 Geographers: Students Encouraged to Apply

The Census Bureau is looking to hire 40 geographers for positions in the Office of the Associate Director for Decennial Census. Details about the positions are available at  and the link provided below. In summary, the positions are listed as two-year term positions that can be extended to four years. The positions range from GS-9 to GS-12.  A GS-9…
Continue Reading »
Association News

AAG Jobs in Geography and GIS Center Adds New Features and Functionality

Looking for a job in geography? The AAG Jobs in Geography and GIS Center is the preeminent source for academic jobs in geography, as well as a wide variety of jobs in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. It's the best place to find your next great opportunity or even your dream job! If you're a student,…
Continue Reading »
12