AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

University of California Press Selected for AAG Publication Award

The University of California Press is awarded the Association of American Geographers’ Publication Award in recognition of their long-term support of geographic scholarship and publishing and overall excellence in publishing. The relationship between the University of California Press and the discipline of geography goes back over a hundred years. Their University of California Publications in…
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Diana Liverman Selected for AAG Presidential Achievement Award

Diana Liverman for her extraordinary contributions to understanding the human dimensions of global change, including  the impacts of climate on society and issues of equity and climate change, and for her leadership roles in numerous boundary organizations, including Future Earth, that strengthen partnerships with scientists, policymakers and stakeholders  to promote regional and global sustainability. The…
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2015 AAG Stanley Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography

The AAG Stanley Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography in given annually to an individual geographer or team of geographers that has demonstrated originality, creativity and significant intellectual breakthroughs in geography. The award includes a prize of $1000. Susan Hanson, Professor Emeritus at Clark University and Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, was instrumental…
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2015 AAG Rose Award for Anti-Racism Research and Practice

The AAG Rose Award for Anti-Racism Research and Practice was created in 2012 to honor Harold M. Rose, who was a pioneer in conducting research on the condition faced by African Americans. The award honors geographers who have a demonstrated record of this type of research and active contributions to society to advance the discipline…
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2015 AAG Enhancing Diversity Award

The AAG is pleased to bestow an annual award honoring geographers who have pioneered efforts toward or actively participated in efforts toward encouraging a more diverse discipline over the course of several years. This year, we are proud to award Wendy Jepson with the AAG Enhancing Diversity Award. Dr. Jepson teaches Environmental Justice at Texas…
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2015 AAG Excellence in Mentoring Award

The AAG bestows an annual award recognizing an individual geographer, group, or department, who demonstrate extraordinary leadership in building supportive academic and professional environments and in guiding the academic or professional growth of their students and junior colleagues. Dr. Susan Hardwick has, throughout her long and meritorious career, served as primary mentor or advisor to…
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