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AAG Welcomes Summer 2019 Interns

Three new interns have joined the AAG staff this summer! The AAG would like to welcome Angela, Eni, and Garrett to the organization. Angela Yang is an incoming fourth year student at the University of Toronto, currently pursuing a in Environmental Science and International Development Studies. Her research interests include hydropolitics in both the Middle…
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AAG seeks two editors for the Annals of the American Association of Geographers: one Human Geography Editor and one Nature & Society Editor

The AAG seeks applications and nominations for two editors of the Annals of the American Association of Geographers. The upcoming vacancies are for a Human Geography editor and a Nature and Society editor. The new editors will be appointed for a four-year term that will commence on January 1, 2020. The appointments will be made…
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AAG Announces 2018 Book Awards

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 Announces 2019 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 2019 AAG Annual Meeting in Washington, during the AAG Awards Luncheon on Sunday, April 7, 2019. 2019 AAG…
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AAG Seeks Feedback In Search Process for New Executive Director

As previously announced, after two decades of distinguished service to the AAG, Doug Richardson, will retire as Executive Director in early 2020. The AAG Council has assembled a Search Committee composed of current Council members and other experienced geographers to work on the important task of recruiting a new Executive Director. The Search Committee members…
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AAG Welcomes Spring 2019 Interns

Three new interns have joined the AAG staff this spring semester! The AAG would like to welcome Matilda, Crystal, and Jessica to the organization. Matilda Kreider is a junior at George Washington University pursuing a in political communication with a minor in geography. Matilda is interested in communicating science to the public through museums and/or…
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AAG Announces 2019 Class of AAG Fellows

The AAG Fellows is a program, started in 2018, 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;…
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AAG Announces 2019 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 2019 AAG Annual Meeting in Washington, DC during the AAG Awards Luncheon on Sunday, April 7, 2019. 2019…
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Regional Divisions Announce Outstanding Graduate Student Papers During their Fall Meetings

The AAG is proud to announce the Fall 2018 student winners of the AAG Council Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper at a Regional Meeting. The AAG Council Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper at a Regional Meeting is designed to encourage graduate student participation at AAG Regional Division conferences and support their attendance at AAG…
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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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