AAG Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography
Deadline: December 31, yearly
A committee awards the annual prize for a book that makes an unusually important contribution to advancing the science and art of geography. An award of $1,000 will be made to the author(s).
Eligibility: Books must be written or co-authored by a geographer. Books published in calendar year 2015 are now eligible for the awards. Please submit your book for consideration for only one of the AAG's three book awards (i.e., J.B. Jackson Prize, Globe Book Award, or Meridian Book Award).
Submissions: Nomination statements (two page maximum length) should provide full contact information for the author(s) and the nominator(s), including email addresses, and should document the ways the nominated work contributes to advancing the science and art of geography.
Please submit nomination statements and four copies of each nominated book to:
Association of American Geographers, Attn: Meridian Book Award, 1710 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20009-3198.
Previous AAG Meridian Book Award Recipients
2013 Stuart Elden, The Birth of Territory, University of Chicago Press.
2012 Richard Schroeder, Africa After Apartheid: South Africa, Race and Nation in Tanzania, Indiana University Press.
2011 Martin Dodge and Rob Kitchin: Code/Space: Software and Everyday Life, MIT Press.
2010 Alison Mountz, Seeking Asylum: Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border, University of Minnesota Press.
2009 James A. Tyner, War, Violence, and Population: Making the Body Count, Guilford Press.
2008 Robin Leichenko and Karen O'Brien, Environmental Change and Globalization: Double Exposures. New York: Oxford University Press
2007 Diana K. Davis, Resurrecting the Granary of Rome. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press/Swallow Press
2006 Laura Pulido. Black Brown Yellow and Left: Radical Activism in Los Angeles. University of California Press
2005 Allen J. Scott. On Hollywood: The Place, The Industry. Princeton University Press
2004 Cindi Katz, Growing up Global: Economic Restructuring and Children's Everyday Lives, University of Minnesota Press
2003 Michael Williams, Deforesting The Earth: From Prehistory to Global Crisis, University of Chicago Press
Aharon Kellerman. The Internet on Earth : A Geography of Information, John Wiley & Sons
2001 John Clarke, Land, Power, and Economics on the Frontier of Upper Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press
2000 George L. Henderson, California and the Fictions of Capital, Oxford University Press (published in 1999)