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2017 AAG Honors Recipients Announced

The AAG is pleased to announce the selection of seven Honorees who will receive the 2017 AAG Honors in one of four categories. Recipients to be honored at an annual awards luncheon during the AAG Annual Meeting are: Patrick Bartlein, University of Oregon, AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honors Ruth Fincher, University of Melbourne, AAG Lifetime Achievement Honors Kent Mathewson, Louisiana State…
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Inspired by Outstanding Teaching, Service, Research? AAG Seeks Your Nominations

AAG Honors, the highest awards offered by the American Association of Geographers, are offered annually to recognize outstanding accomplishments by members in research and scholarship, teaching, education, service to the discipline, public service outside academe and for lifetime achievement. Although the AAG and its specialty groups make other important awards (see Grants and Awards), AAG Honors remain…
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2016 AAG Honors Announced

The AAG is pleased to announce the selection of eight Honorees who will receive the 2016 AAG Honors in one of six categories. Recipients to be honored at an annual awards luncheon during the AAG Annual Meeting are: Susan Christopherson, Cornell University, Lifetime Achievement Award George Malanson, University of Iowa, Lifetime Achievement Award Aaron Wolf, Oregon State University, Gilbert White Public…
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Carrie Stokes, Aaron Wolf to Receive AAG Gilbert White Public Service Honors

The 2016 AAG Gilbert White Public Service Honors are awarded to Carrie Stokes and Aaron Wolf. Carrie Stokes has been selected as one of two recipients of this year’s AAG Gilbert White Public Service Award. Stokes epitomizes the ‘geographer as leader’ as demonstrated by her unwavering commitment to public service through advancing geography within and beyond…
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AAG Distinguished Teaching Award: Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo

The AAG is pleased to present the 2016 AAG Distinguished Teaching Award to Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo. The 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award is being given to Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo for her contributions to geographic education both within and outside the classroom. She has been a faculty member at SUNY College at Cortland for over 25 years where she is…
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AAG Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors: Kavita Pandit

The AAG is pleased to award the 2016 AAG Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors to Kavita Pandit. Kavita Pandit is awarded Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors in recognition of the broad impact of her extraordinary service to geography. She has also held several prominent editorial board memberships and contributed to numerous national and international institutions…
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AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honors: Linda Mearns

The 2016 AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honors is presented to Linda Mearns. The 2016 Distinguished Scholarship Award is going to Linda Mearns for her pioneering and agenda-setting contributions to the field of climate change assessment science, particularly her sustained efforts to understand how climate change will be translated into climate variability and extremes and to model…
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William R. Strong to Receive AAG Gilbert Grosvenor Geographic Education Honors

The 2016 Gilbert Grosvenor Geographic Education Honors are presented to William R. Strong in recognition of his extensive contributions to geographic education. Through his foundational work with the Alabama Geographic Alliance and the National Geographic Society’s education program, Strong has worked, and continues to work, with educators and geographers to improve the teaching of geography…
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Help Identify Candidates for AAG Honors, Nominating Committees

Call for Nominations: AAG Honors and Nominating Committees The AAG Council seeks nominations for candidates to serve on the AAG Honors Committee and the AAG Nominating Committee. The Council will prepare the final slate of candidates for both committees from the nominations received, and committee members will be elected by a vote of the AAG membership. The Honors Committee submits to the Council nominations for awards at least two weeks before the council’s Fall meeting,…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

Inspired by Outstanding Teaching, Service, Research? AAG Seeks Your Nominations

AAG Honors, the highest awards offered by the Association of American Geographers, are offered annually to recognize outstanding accomplishments by members in research & scholarship, teaching, education, service to the discipline, public service outside academe and for lifetime achievement.  Although the AAG and its specialty groups make other important awards (see Grants and Awards), AAG Honors…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

2015 AAG Honors Announced

The AAG will confer AAG Honors, the Association’s highest honors, to eight individuals for their outstanding contributions to the advancement or welfare of geography. Each year, the AAG invites nominations from the membership, which are then presented to the AAG Honors Committee for consideration. The AAG Honors will be presented at the upcoming AAG Annual Meeting…
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Michael Solem to Receive AAG Gilbert Grosvenor Geographic Education Honors

The 2015 AAG Gilbert Grosvenor Geographic Education Honors is presented to Dr. Michael N. Solem for advancing geographic education through his research, writings, and leadership. As Director of Educational Research and Programs at the Association of American Geographers, Solem emerged as a national and international leader in creating, guiding and shaping educational and outreach programs which…
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