Association News

Meet the AAG Journals Editors – Stephen Hanna

Dr. Stephen Hanna recently joined the AAG Journals’ editorial team as the Cartography Editor for the AAG suite of journals: the Annals of the Association of American Geographers, the Professional Geographer, and GeoHumanities. Hanna is a full professor of geography and former chair of the Department of Geography at University of Mary Washington. His cartographic…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

2018 AAG Book Awards Announced

The AAG is pleased to announce the recipients of the three 2018 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 during the…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces 2018 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 2018 AAG Annual Meeting in New Orleans during the AAG Awards Luncheon on Saturday, April 14, 2018. 2018…
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‘The International Encyclopedia of Geography’ receives CHOICE Award for Outstanding Academic Title 2017

The AAG-Wiley International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology is the recipient of a prestigious CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2017 award from the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. The new international AAG publication is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference work in geography today,…
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Policy Update

Enacted Tax Bill Protects Tuition Waivers

A massive tax reform package signed into law by President Trump shortly before the holidays drew attention primarily for slashing corporate rates and amending individual filing rules.  The legislation, however, was also of significance for the higher education community. The original bill that passed the House of Representatives included language that would have counted graduate…
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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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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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