AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces 2020 AAG Award Recipients

The American Association of Geographers congratulates the individuals and entities named to receive an AAG Award. The awardees represent outstanding contributions to and accomplishments in the geographic field. Formal recognition of the awardees will occur at the 2020 AAG Annual Meeting in Denver, CO during the AAG Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 10, 2020. 2020…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces 2019 Book Awards

The AAG is pleased to announce the recipients of the three 2019 AAG Book Awards: the John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize, the AAG Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography, and the AAG Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography. The AAG Book Awards mark distinguished and outstanding works published by geography authors…
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Annals of the AAG

March 2020 Special Issue of the ‘Annals of the AAG’ on Smart Spaces and Places Now Available

Every year since 2009 our flagship journal, the Annals of the American Association of Geographers, has published a special issue that highlights geographic research around a significant global theme. The twelfth special issue of the Annals, published in March 2020, brings together 21 articles plus an introduction, edited by Ling Bian, on smart spaces and…
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Association News

AAG Welcomes Spring 2020 Interns

Two new interns have joined the AAG staff this spring semester! The AAG would like to welcome Ariel and Hannah to the organization. Ariel Golightly is a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park, pursuing a in Geographical Sciences with minors in Geographic Information Systems and Sustainability Studies. She is particularly interested in cultural…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces 2020 AAG Award Recipients

The American Association of Geographers congratulates the individuals and entities named to receive an AAG Award. The awardees represent outstanding contributions to and accomplishments in the geographic field. Formal recognition of the awardees will occur at the 2020 AAG Annual Meeting in Denver, CO during the AAG Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 10, 12:30 pm…
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AAG Review of Books

Winter 2020 Issue of ‘The AAG Review of Books’ Now Available

Volume 8, Issue 1 of The AAG Review of Books has now been published online. This quarterly online journal publishes scholarly reviews of recent books related to geography, public policy and international affairs. It also features review essays reflecting on several books on a particular theme, and book review with multiple contributors discussing a title. In the first four years of…
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Featured News

February 2020 Issue of ‘The Professional Geographer’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 72, Issue 1 (February 2020) of The Professional Geographer is now available. The focus of The Professional Geographer is on short articles in academic or applied geography, emphasizing empirical studies and ;These features may range in content and approach from rigorously analytic to broadly philosophical or prescriptive.…
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Featured News

AAG Seeks New Editor for ‘The AAG Review of Books’ Journal

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) seeks applications for the position of Editor of the AAG Review of Books. The new editor, whose responsibilities include overseeing the solicitation, review, and publication of book reviews for the journal, will be appointed for a four and a half year editorial term beginning July 1, 2020. The AAG…
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Featured Articles

Geospatial Brain Power

Does learning GIS improve spatial reasoning capabilities in high schoolers? A team from six universities is studying the students—and their brains—to find out. A group of researchers from six American universities are studying what effect spatial education has on the development of the spatial thinking and reasoning skills of high school students. The research team…
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