AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces Inaugural Class of AAG Fellows

The AAG Fellows is a new program to recognize geographers who have made significant contributions to advancing geography. In addition to honoring geographers, AAG Fellows will serve the AAG as an august body to address key AAG initiatives including creating and contributing to AAG initiatives; advising on AAG strategic directions and grand challenges; and mentoring…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces the 2018 AAG Honors

Each year, the AAG invites nominations for AAG Honors to be conferred in recognition of outstanding contributions to the advancement or welfare of the profession. The AAG Honors Committee is charged with making award recommendations for each category, with no more than two awards given in any one category.  This year, the AAG Honors Committee…
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Association News

AAG Announces New Journal Editors, Thanks Leaving Editors

The AAG welcomes two new editors to take the positions of Cartography Editor for the AAG Journals (Annals, The Professional Geographer, and GeoHumanities) and the Methods, Models, and GIS Editor for the Annals of the AAG starting January 1, 2018. Stephen Hanna will be taking over for Cartography Editor Thomas Hodler while Ling Bian will…
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Charles Christonikos Interns at AAG for Fall Semester

Charles Christonikos is currently a senior at The George Washington University, pursuing a in Geography with minors in GIS and Criminal Justice. Charles is passionate about urban geography and planning, and hopes to pursue a master’s in urban planning post-graduation. Outside of his academics and work with the AAG, Charles enjoys biking, language learning, and…
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Shane Colgan Interns at AAG for Fall Semester

Shane Colgan recently completed his bachelor of science in Geographical Sciences from the University of Maryland, College Park. He will be attending the University of Maryland, College Park to pursue his masters in GIS starting this upcoming Spring semester. His geographic research deals with vegetation indexes and tree top canopy analysis to document the habitat…
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Tolu Ajayi Interns at AAG for Fall Semester

Tolu Ajayi is currently in his last semester at University of Maryland College Park, pursing a in Geographical Sciences. Some of Tolu's strengths include GIS, Computer Cartography, and Programming. After graduating Tolu plans on obtaining his masters in Computer Science, with hopes to become a Web Developer. Outside of school and his work at the…
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Undergraduate Student Affinity Group Elects Inaugural Board

The AAG’s new Undergraduate Student Affinity Group has elected their first board. Congratulations to the following: USAG Chair: Michelle Church; Michigan State University USAG Secretary-Treasurer: Lauren Gerlowski; Point Park University USAG General Board Member: Siobhan Flynn; Rutgers University USAG General Board Member: Erika Ornouski; California State University, Sacramento USAG General Board Member: Noah Irby; University…
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Coline Dony Joins AAG as Senior Geography Researcher

The AAG welcomes Coline Dony as a Senior Geography Researcher. Before joining the AAG staff in Washington, , Coline served as a visiting assistant professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County where she taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in GIS, geovisualization and programming for spatial data analysis. Coline also taught an undergraduate course…
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Policy Update

AAG Statement on Charlottesville Tragedy and White Supremacy

The American Association of Geographers is deeply saddened and disturbed by the recent deadly and violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia. Rallies supported by white nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members led to the killing of one counter-protester, the wounding of at least 19 other protesters, and the deaths of two law enforcement officers doing…
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Emily Fekete joins AAG as Communications, Education, and Media Specialist

The AAG welcomes Emily Fekete in the new position of Communications, Education, and Media specialist. Prior to the AAG, she was employed as a clinical assistant professor and undergraduate coordinator for the geography department at Oklahoma State University. While at the university, she taught courses in cultural geography, economic geography, and geographies of new media…
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