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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Geoffrey Martin Receives the Humboldt Book Award for Enduring Scholarship in Geography

The AAG Review of Books (AAGRB) is proud to announce the selection of Prof. Geoffrey Martin’s monumental book, American Geography and Geographers, as the inaugural recipient of the Humboldt Book Award for Enduring Scholarship in Geography. The award was selected from all of the books reviewed during the first four years of the AAG Review…
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AAG Provides Awards to Students from Community Colleges

Three students were selected to receive an AAG award for students from community colleges. Every year the AAG provides support for students from community colleges, junior colleges, city colleges, or similar two-year educational institutions. Community college students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to major in geography in the coming academic year applied for the 2016…
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Stuart Hamilton and Research Team Receive $1.8-million NSF Award

AAG member and geographer Stuart Hamilton, assistant professor of geography at Salisbury University, is part of a research team that has been awarded $ by the NSF to research Aquaculture in Lake Victoria, Africa. This project investigates the dynamic links between the ecology of Lake Victoria (a natural system), the economy of its surrounding fisheries…
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Rudy Omri Wins AAG Cartography Specialty Group’s Spring 2014 Master’s Thesis Grant Award

The AAG Cartography Specialty Group is pleased to announce the winner of it Spring 2014 Master’s Thesis Grant award. Rudy Omri of the Department of Geography at the University of Oregon will receive $500 to be applied towards expenses related to his master’s thesis, “Where Neocartography & VGI Overlap: Examining the Spatial Variability of Twitter…
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Joseph Bencloski receives lifetime achievement award from PA geographical society

Dr. Joseph W. Bencloski received the 2014 Ruby S. and E. Willard Miller Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Geographical Society (PGS) at its annual meeting in State College, Pa., on November 7, 2014. The award is given occasionally to an individual for exemplary long-term dedication to the discipline of Geography and to the PGS.…
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Two Geographers Receive ACLS Fellowships for 2015

Two geographers, Jessica Barnes and Eric Carter have received American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) fellowships for the 2015 program. Jessica Barnes will be examining the longstanding and widespread identification of food security in Egypt with wheat and bread self-sufficiency. She will be working towards completing a book project entitled “Making Bread: The Cultural Politics…
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Dale Quattrochi Receives Helmut Landsberg Award for Research in Urban Heat Island Effect

Dale A. Quattrochi, a geographer and senior research scientist at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL, is the recipient of The Helmut Landsberg Award given by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) at the society’s annual meeting held in Phoenix, AZ,  on January 4-8, 2015. He along with his NASA colleague, Jeffrey Luvall, were…
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