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 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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Michael Solem to Receive AAG Gilbert Grosvenor Geographic Education Honors

The 2015 AAG Gilbert Grosvenor Geographic Education Honors is presented to Dr. Michael N. Solem for advancing geographic education through his research, writings, and leadership. As Director of Educational Research and Programs at the Association of American Geographers, Solem emerged as a national and international leader in creating, guiding and shaping educational and outreach programs which…
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AAG Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors: John Frazier, Rita Gardner

The AAG is pleased to award the 2015 AAG Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors to Dr. John Frazier and Dr. Rita Gardner. This award will be presented to Frazier for his sustained and exceptional dedication to furthering the public good through applied academic and intellectual pursuits. Frazier has worked consistently and steadily to encourage departments and universities…
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Elizabeth Oglesby to Receive AAG Gilbert White Public Service Honors

In recognition of her contributions to human rights practice as well as research and teaching through theoretically-informed ethnographic research and the courage to share her results in the most public of forums, the Association of American Geographers is pleased to confer the Gilbert White Public Service Honors Award to Dr. Elizabeth Oglesby. A citation for…
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AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honors: Anthony Bebbington, Ruth DeFries

The 2015 AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honors is presented to Dr. Anthony J. Bebbington and Dr. Ruth DeFries. Bebbington will receive this award for his exceptional record of scholarly achievement and policy relevance in the fields of development studies, natural resource management, and sustainable livelihoods. DeFries is being recognized for the contributions that she has made to…
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Rob Kitchin, Marshall Shepherd to Receive AAG Media Achievement Award

The AAG will confer the AAG Media Achievement Award to Dr. Rob Kitchin of National University of Ireland Maynooth and Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd of University of Georgia in recognition of exceptional and outstanding accomplishments in publicizing geographical insights in media of general or mass communication. Rob Kitchin, National University of Ireland, Maynooth Dr. Rob Kitchin Dr.…
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AAG Announces Recipients of 2014 AAG Honors

The AAG will confer AAG Honors, the Association's highest honors, to nine individuals and one publishing press 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…
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