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Temple University Press Selected for AAG Publication Award

The AAG Publication Award is presented to the Temple University Press in recognition of its support for scholarship in geography and urban studies. At a time when many smaller University presses are shrinking, Temple University Press has distinguished itself by its continued commitment and excellence in publishing insightful, thorough, and well written scholarship and research…
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Matt Rosenberg to Receive AAG Media Achievement Award

The 2016 AAG Media Achievement Award is presented to Matt Rosenberg in recognition of his success in promoting greater understanding of geography through his work in the web and in social media. He has developed his website into one of the most popular in the internet devoted exclusively to geography. Through this work as well…
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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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AAG Lifetime Achievement Honors: Susan Christopherson, George Malanson

The 2016 AAG Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to Susan Christopherson and George Malanson. The AAG Honors Committee chose to recognize Susan Christopherson as one of the awardees for the Lifetime Achievement Award for her considerable and long standing contributions to economic geography research, public engagement, teaching, and service. Her work on media, optics, agriculture, renewable…
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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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Judith Butler To Give Plenary Talk at 2016 AAG Annual Meeting

Judith Butler, professor at the University of California at Berkeley, will give a plenary talk about “Demography in the Ethics of Non-Violence" at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting on March 29 in San Francisco. This high-profile session will focus on a principled approach to non-violence that often admits to exceptions where violence is conceded as legitimate. To what extent…
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AAG Names Judith Butler as the 2016 Honorary Geographer

The Association of American Geographers has named Judith Butler as its 2016 Honorary Geographer. She is the Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and Program in Critical Theory at the University of California at Berkeley. Butler has advocated lesbian and gay rights movements and has been outspoken on many modern political matters. Two of her influential books, Gender Trouble: Feminism and…
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Deadline Approaching: AAG Community College Travel Grants, apply by Nov 1

Application deadline, Nov. 1 yearly Support from this grant program is awarded to outstanding students from community colleges, junior colleges, city colleges, or similar two-year educational institutions to attend the next AAG Annual Meeting. These travel funds are generously provided by Darrel Hess and Robert and Bobbé Christopherson.  The award consists of meeting registration, one year membership in the AAG, and…
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