The AAG Harm J. de Blij Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Geography Teaching Now Accepting Nominations

The AAG Harm J. de Blij Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Geography Teaching recognizes outstanding achievement in teaching undergraduate Geography including the use of innovative teaching methods. The award is generously funded by John Wiley & Sons in memory of their long-standing collaboration with the late Harm de Blij on his seminal Geography textbooks. The…
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The Harold M. Rose Award for Anti-Racism in Research and Practice Now Accepting Nominations, Apply by October 15

The Harold M. Rose Award for Anti-Racism in Research and Practice honors geographers who have a demonstrated record of the type of research and active contributions to society that have marked Harold Rose’s career. The award will recognize those who have served to advance the discipline through their research, and who have also had an…
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The AAG Marble-Boyle Undergraduate Achievement Awards in Geographic Science Now Accepting Submissions, Apply by October 15

The Marble-Boyle Undergraduate Achievement Awards in Geographic Science, aims to recognize excellence in academic performance by undergraduate students from the and Canada who are putting forth a strong effort to bridge geographic science and computer science.  Each Marble-Boyle award consists of a cash prize of $1,000, a $200 credit for books published by Esri Press,…
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The AAG Nystrom Award for Recent Dissertations in Geography Now Accepting Submissions, Apply by October 15

  Deadline extended to October 15 The J. Warren Nystrom Award, established by former AAG Executive Director J. Warren Nystrom, supports an annual prize for a paper based upon a recent dissertation in geography. Papers must be presented at the upcoming AAG Annual Meeting. Eligibility for this competition is restricted to AAG members who have received the PhD degree since April…
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AAG Harm J. de Blij Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Geography Teaching

This new annual award recognizes outstanding achievement in teaching undergraduate geography including the use of innovative teaching methods. The award is generously funded by John Wiley & Sons in memory of their long-standing collaboration with the late Harm de Blij on his seminal geography textbooks. Eligibility: Individual faculty or instructors who are current members of…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Presents Books Awards

The AAG presented the following book awards during an awards luncheon at the 2015 AAG Annual Meeting in Chicago on April 25. John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize This award encourages and rewards American geographers who write books about the United States which convey the insights of professional geography in language that is both interesting and attractive to lay readers.…
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Help Identify Candidates for AAG Honors, Nominating Committees

Call for Nominations: AAG Honors and Nominating Committees The AAG Council seeks nominations for candidates to serve on the AAG Honors Committee and the AAG Nominating Committee. The Council will prepare the final slate of candidates for both committees from the nominations received, and committee members will be elected by a vote of the AAG membership. The Honors Committee submits to the Council nominations for awards at least two weeks before the council’s Fall meeting,…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

Inspired by Outstanding Teaching, Service, Research? AAG Seeks Your Nominations

AAG Honors, the highest awards offered by the Association of American Geographers, are offered annually to recognize outstanding accomplishments by members in research & scholarship, teaching, education, service to the discipline, public service outside academe and for lifetime achievement.  Although the AAG and its specialty groups make other important awards (see Grants and Awards), AAG Honors…
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AAG Selects Paul Knox for AAG Globe Book Award

The AAG Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography will be given for a book written or co-authored by a geographer that conveys most powerfully the nature and importance of geography to the non-academic world.  This distinction for 2015 is presented to Paul Knox (editor) for the book, Atlas of Cities, published by Princeton University…
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2015 Honorary Geographer: Peter Bol

The Association of American Geographers has named Peter Bol as its 2015 Honorary Geographer. Bol is the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning and the Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. In making its selection, the AAG recognized Bol’s leadership role and engagement with the AAG to build…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

2015 AAG Honors Announced

The AAG will confer AAG Honors, the Association’s highest honors, to eight individuals for their outstanding contributions to the advancement or welfare of geography. Each year, the AAG invites nominations from the membership, which are then presented to the AAG Honors Committee for consideration. The AAG Honors will be presented at the upcoming AAG Annual Meeting…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

University of California Press Selected for AAG Publication Award

The University of California Press is awarded the Association of American Geographers’ Publication Award in recognition of their long-term support of geographic scholarship and publishing and overall excellence in publishing. The relationship between the University of California Press and the discipline of geography goes back over a hundred years. Their University of California Publications in…
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