2013 Los Angeles Awards
Each year, AAG recognizes students, faculty, and professionals for their accomplishments and contributions in conjunction with the annual meeting. We captured the awards presentations in the photos below during the awards luncheon held on April 13, 2013, at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.
Edward Soja received the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Honors.
Ruth Shirey received AAG Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors.
Gwenda Rice received the Gilbert Grosvenor Honors for Geographic Education.
The late Thelma McWilliams Glass received AAG Gilbert White Public Service Honors. Bobby Wilson accepted on her behalf. (Courtesy photo)
Maya Lin was announced as AAG's 2013 Honorary Geographer. Above is her sculpture, '2x4 landscape.' (Photo by Ethan Prater)
Dawn Wright received 2013 AAG Distinguished Teaching Honors.
During the luncheon, Past President Audrey Kobayashi acknowledged Bobby Wilson for the Presidential Achievement Award, which she formally presented to him during her Past President's address on April 11.
Yi-Fu Tuan received the 2013 AAG Stanley Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography.
The late Donald Deskins received the AAG Rose Award for Anti-Racism Research and Practice and his daughters accepted the award and spoke about the honor.
The late Clyde Woods received the AAG Enhancing Diversity Award. Laura Pulido accepted the honor on behalf of his family.
Laura Pulido, Laura Barraclough and Wendy Cheng received the AAG Globe Book Award for
A People's Guide to Los Angeles.
Richard Schroeder received the AAG Meridian Book Award for Africa after Apartheid: South Africa, Race and Nation in Tanzania.
Weronika Kusek received the George and Viola Hoffman Fund award for her research titled, "Post 2004 Polish Migration to London, UK: The Importance of Virtual Space and Technology in the Construction of Diasporic Networks."
Marvin Baker, Jr. (50-Year Member)
Richard L. Nostrand (50-Year Member)
Truman A. Hartshorn (50-Year Member)
Donald Janelle (50-Year Member)
John S. Adams (50-Year Member)