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AAG 2014 Tampa

 

2014 Tampa Awards — April 8-12

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 at special sessions throughout the week at the Convention Center and Marriott Waterside Hotel and during the luncheon held on April 12, 2014, at the Westin Hotel in Tampa.

Alec Murphy, 2014 Lifetime Achievement HonorsAlec Murphy received the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Honors.
Anne Buttimer, 2014 Lifetime Achievement HonorsAnne Buttimer received the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Honors.
Meric Gertler, AAG Distinguished Scholarship HonorsMeric Gertler received AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honors.
Amy Glasmeier, AAG Distinguished Scholarship HonorsAmy Glasmeier received AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honors.
Wei Li, AAG Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service HonorsAAG President Julie Winkler presented Wei Li with the AAG Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors.
JW Harrington, AAG Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service HonorsJames W. Harrington received AAG Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors.
Darrel Hess, Gilbert Grosvenor Honors for Geographic EducationDarrel Hess received the Gilbert Grosvenor Honors for Geographic Education.
Eve Gruntfest, 2014 AAG Gilbert White Public Service HonorsEve Gruntfest was awarded the AAG Gilbert White Public Service Honors.
Derek Alderman, 2014 Media Achievement AwardDerek Alderman received AAG's 2014 Media Achievement Award.
Mike Livingstone, Esri 2014 AAG Publication AwardMike Livingstone accepted the 2014 AAG Publication Award for Esri.
Warren Washington, 2014 AAG Honorary GeographerWarren Washington was awarded AAG's 2014 Honorary Geographer by Lesley-Anne Dupigny-Giroux during a special session on April 9.
Doug Richardson, Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Joe Darden and AAG Atlas Award recipient Julian BondAAG 2014 Tampa Annual Meeting; AAG Executive Director Doug Richardson, Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Joe Darden and Julian Bond meet for the first time before Bond received the 2014 AAG Atlas Award during his plenary session, "Race Around the World," on April 11.
Doreen Massey, Presidential Achievement AwardDuring the luncheon, Past President Eric Sheppard acknowledged Doreen Massey  for the Presidential Achievement Award, which he formally presented to her during his Past President's address on April 10.
Ruth Wilson Gilmore, AAG Rose Award for Anti-Racism Research and PracticeAudrey Kobayashi (left) and Joe Darden (right) presented Ruth Wilson Gilmore (center) the AAG Rose Award for Anti-Racism Research and Practice after Darden's "Author Meets Critics: Detroit – Race Riots, Racial Conflicts, and Efforts to Bridge the Racial Divide" session on April 10.
Anne Kelly Knowles, Jackson PrizeAnne Kelly Knowles received the John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize for Mastering Iron: The Struggle to Modernize an American Industry.
Stuart Elden, AAG Meridian Book AwardStuart Elden received the AAG Meridian Book Award for The Birth of Territory.
Michael Dear, Globe Book AwardMichael Dear received the AAG Globe Book Award for Why Walls Won't Work: Repairing the US-Mexico Divide.
Douglas Batson, Meredith F. Burrill AwardDouglas Batson received the Merdith F. Burrill Award.
Juanita Sundberg, Glenda Laws AwardJuanita Sundberg received the Glenda Laws Award.
Martha Bell, J. Warren Nystrom Dissertation AwardMartha Bell received the J. Warren Nystrom Dissertation Award for her research titled, Historical Political Ecology of Water: Municipal Water Governance in Colonial Lima, Peru (1578-1700)."
Everett Lasher and Yarrow Axford, AAG Mel Marcus Fund for Physical Geography awardYarrow Axford (above right) and graduate student Everett Lasher (above left) from Northwestern U. received the AAG Mel Marcus Fund for Physical Geography honor, although they were unable to attend the luncheon. (Photo by Alison Witt-Janssen.)
50-year members50-Year Members John C. Hudson; Peter O. Muller (previous 50-year member); Charles Kovacik; Janet H. Gritzner; Ronald F. Abler; Stephen O. Wilson; Kingsley E. Haynes; James N. Snaden with AAG President Julie Winkler