Resources

Ask a Geographer Program Update: Volunteers Needed

Do you like opportunities to talk to those outside of our discipline about the work, teaching, or research that you do and why it’s interesting? Are you looking for a fun service opportunity to support geography by helping others learn more about it? Consider volunteering for the AAG Ask a Geographer program! The Ask a…
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Featured News

AAG Snapshot: Grants & Awards

One of the AAG’s most time-honored programs are the AAG Grants and Awards, annually recognizing students, scholars, and geographers of all types. The AAG has a long history of supporting and recognizing geographers’ accomplishments and contributions through its many prestigious awards presented to AAG members, students, early career, mid-career, and senior faculty. As of today,…
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Resources

Free Webinar on Wildfire Management Strategies, May 16 (CEUs available)

The American Geosciences Institute's Critical Issues Program is pleased to offer a free webinar in partnership with the American Association of Geographers, “Adapting Wildfire Management to 21st Century Conditions,” on May 16th at 1:00 PM EDT. Critical Issues Webinar: "Adapting Wildfire Management to 21st Century Conditions" The combination of frequent droughts, changing climate conditions, and…
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Resources

AAG Snapshot: AAG Journals

The AAG publishes four scholarly journals - Annals of the AAG, The Professional Geographer, The AAG Review of Books, and GeoHumanities. Each year a total of 16 issues spread among the four journals is produced with the help of AAG Publications Director Jennifer Cassidento. The AAG scholarly journals range from long-standing and distinguished titles to…
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Grants & Competitions

Nominations Sought for the ‘Journal of Geography in Higher Education’ Prize for Promoting Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Since 2001 the Journal of Geography in Higher Education (JGHE) has presented an award to the author(s) of the paper published in the previous three years on the subject of teaching and learning geography in higher education judged most outstanding. The purpose of the award is to promote excellence in the field of geographic education…
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Recent News

AAG Snapshot: Service to Geography through the AAG

Have you ever considered being more involved in the American Association of Geographers? Are you looking to enhance your resume or CV with service experience? Consider volunteering for one of the many positions available for members of the AAG and help support the ongoing efforts of the Association in serving and representing our large community…
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Funding Opportunities

Visiting Geographical Scientist Program Accepting Applications for 2018-19

The Visiting Geographical Scientist program (VGSP) is accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year. VGSP sponsors visits by prominent geographers to small departments or institutions that do not have the resources to bring in well-known speakers. The purpose of this program is to stimulate interest in geography, targeted for students, faculty members, and administrative officers. Participating institutions…
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Resources

AAG Snapshot: AAG Disciplinary Data Dashboard

The Disciplinary Data Dashboard site on the AAG website. Are you interested in trends in geography? Have you been looking for openly available datasets to investigate aspects of our discipline for a report or research project? We have the answers for you in our freely accessible data resource, the AAG Disciplinary Data Dashboard. It is…
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Funding Opportunities

Visiting Geographical Scientist Program Accepting Applications for 2017-18

The Visiting Geographical Scientist program (VGSP) is accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year. VGSP sponsors visits by prominent geographers to small departments or institutions that do not have the resources to bring in well-known speakers. The purpose of this program is to stimulate interest in geography, targeted for students, faculty members, and administrative officers. Participating institutions…
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The Department of Education Call for Applications for New Awards

The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year 2017 for the American History and Civics Education—National Activities Grants Program. The National Activities Grants Program promotes innovative instruction, learning strategies, and professional development in American history, civics and government, and geography, with an emphasis on activities and programs…
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Fellowships

NSF Is Recruiting Geographers for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program

In addition to opportunities via the DDRI program in GSS, grad students in geography and related spatial sciences also have an opportunity to compete in NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).  This program is run separately from GSS, but will benefit from more geographers serving as panelists.  To participate, you will need to register as a…
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