AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG is Proud to Announce the 2019 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 and the AAG Council…
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Dwayne Parks joins AAG as Accounting Specialist

The AAG is pleased to announce that Dwayne Parks has joined the AAG Staff at the association’s headquarters in Washington, as an Accounting Specialist. Dwayne has over 17 years of experience working with organizational data in both New York City and the Washington, metro area. Throughout this timeframe, Dwayne has managed employee payroll and record…
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Michelle Kinzer Joins AAG Staff as Government Relations Manager

The AAG is pleased to welcome Michelle Kinzer to fill the role of Government Relations Manager. She will serve as AAG’s primary advocate on public policy in Washington and will continue to grow relationships with government decision makers as well as outside organizations and stakeholders. She will track and analyze relevant issues facing the AAG…
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Meet the AAG Journals Editors – James McCarthy and Ling Bian

James McCarthy is the Nature and Society editor for the Annals of the American Association of Geographers and a Professor in the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University. His work analyzes the interactions of political economy and environmental politics, with particular emphases on rural areas, renewable energy, property relations, and social movements. He has…
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Meet the AAG Journals Editors – Deborah Dixon, Tim Cresswell, and Philip J. Nicholson

There are two editors who work on the AAG Journal, GeoHumanities as well as an assistant editor. Deborah Dixon is one of the editors who works to publish new scholarly interactions occurring at the intersections of geography and multiple humanities disciplines within the journal. Deborah Dixon is a cultural and political geographer, with an undergraduate…
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AAG Welcomes Zan Dodson, Director, Program Management & Research

The AAG welcomes Zan Dodson as Director, Program Management & Research. Prior to the AAG, he was a postdoctoral associate for three years in the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh and Adjunct Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University. He has taught numerous courses in geography ranging from cultural and regional geography, to…
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NCRGE Funds Research Networks on Geography and Civics, Geo-Computation, and International Curriculum Research

The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) has approved awards for a third cohort of grantees under its Transformative Research grant program. This investment by NCRGE continues a long-term and broad-based effort to develop a research coordination network supporting implementation of the Road Map for 21st Century Geography Education project’s landmark report on…
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Meet the AAG Journals Editors – David Butler and Nik Heynen

Published six times a year since 1911, the Annals of the American Association of Geographers is one of the world’s foremost geography journals. The articles in the journal are divided into four theme sections that reflect the various scholarship throughout the geographic discipline: Geographic Methods; Human Geography; Nature and Society; and Physical Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences. There are editors…
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