Annual Meeting

Social Media at #AAG2018

We’re getting closer to the 2018 AAG Annual Meeting! Whether you will be attending the meeting all week, for a few days, or looking to follow the action from afar, there are plenty of ways to get involved using social media. Social media is a great way for seasoned conference goers and newcomers alike to…
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Resources

AAG Snapshot: AAG Journals

The AAG publishes four scholarly journals - Annals of the AAG, The Professional Geographer, The AAG Review of Books, and GeoHumanities. Each year a total of 16 issues spread among the four journals is produced with the help of AAG Publications Director Jennifer Cassidento. The AAG scholarly journals range from long-standing and distinguished titles to…
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Grants & Competitions

Nominations Sought for the ‘Journal of Geography in Higher Education’ Prize for Promoting Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Since 2001 the Journal of Geography in Higher Education (JGHE) has presented an award to the author(s) of the paper published in the previous three years on the subject of teaching and learning geography in higher education judged most outstanding. The purpose of the award is to promote excellence in the field of geographic education…
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Recent News

AAG Snapshot: Service to Geography through the AAG

Have you ever considered being more involved in the American Association of Geographers? Are you looking to enhance your resume or CV with service experience? Consider volunteering for one of the many positions available for members of the AAG and help support the ongoing efforts of the Association in serving and representing our large community…
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Funding Opportunities

Visiting Geographical Scientist Program Accepting Applications for 2018-19

The Visiting Geographical Scientist program (VGSP) is accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year. VGSP sponsors visits by prominent geographers to small departments or institutions that do not have the resources to bring in well-known speakers. The purpose of this program is to stimulate interest in geography, targeted for students, faculty members, and administrative officers. Participating institutions…
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Resources

AAG Snapshot: AAG Disciplinary Data Dashboard

The Disciplinary Data Dashboard site on the AAG website. Are you interested in trends in geography? Have you been looking for openly available datasets to investigate aspects of our discipline for a report or research project? We have the answers for you in our freely accessible data resource, the AAG Disciplinary Data Dashboard. It is…
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Funding Opportunities

Visiting Geographical Scientist Program Accepting Applications for 2017-18

The Visiting Geographical Scientist program (VGSP) is accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year. VGSP sponsors visits by prominent geographers to small departments or institutions that do not have the resources to bring in well-known speakers. The purpose of this program is to stimulate interest in geography, targeted for students, faculty members, and administrative officers. Participating institutions…
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The Department of Education Call for Applications for New Awards

The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year 2017 for the American History and Civics Education—National Activities Grants Program. The National Activities Grants Program promotes innovative instruction, learning strategies, and professional development in American history, civics and government, and geography, with an emphasis on activities and programs…
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Fellowships

NSF Is Recruiting Geographers for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program

In addition to opportunities via the DDRI program in GSS, grad students in geography and related spatial sciences also have an opportunity to compete in NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).  This program is run separately from GSS, but will benefit from more geographers serving as panelists.  To participate, you will need to register as a…
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Resources & Opportunities

Job Announcement for a Geography and Spatial Sciences Program Director at NSF

The Geography and Spatial Sciences (GSS) Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks applicants for a Program Director position that will become available in Summer 2017. The job description for this new GSS program director position has been posted at While applications may be submitted as late as May 11, 2017, applicants are encouraged…
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GTU Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Gamma Theta Upsilon International Geographical Honor Society is accepting scholarship applications through June 1, 2017. Details about the 2017 GTU Scholarships are posted at  Five awards of $1,000 each are available to support the education of GTU members. Follow the links to access the criteria, instructions, a template for the cover page, and timeline. Applications should be e-mailed no…
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Award Deadlines

Call for Nominations: GeoCUR Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

The Geosciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (GeoCUR) is now accepting nominations for its annual award that highlights the importance of mentoring undergraduate research activities. The award annually recognizes an individual who serves as a role model for productive and transformative student-faculty mentoring relationships and for maintaining a sustained and innovative approach to…
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