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What is the AAG?

The Association of American Geographers (AAG) is a nonprofit scientific and educational society founded in 1904. For more than 100 years the AAG has contributed to the advancement of geography. Its members from more than 60 countries share interests in the theory, methods, and practice of geography, which they cultivate through the AAG's Annual Meeting, scholarly journals (Annals of the Association of American GeographersThe Professional Geographer, the AAG Review of Books and GeoHumanities), and the online AAG Newsletter.

The AAG promotes discussion among its members and with scholars in related fields, in part through the activities of its affinity groups and more than 60 specialty groups. The meetings and activities of our regional divisions provide the opportunity to network with colleagues near you.

Who are AAG members?

AAG members are geographers and related professionals who work in the public, private, and academic sectors. They work in a wide range of careers, as community college instructors, federal, state and local government employees, planners, cartographers, scientists, non-profit workers, entrepreneurs, businesspeople, elementary and secondary educators, graduate students, retirees, university administrators, and so on from all over the world.

More than 300 volunteer leaders serve on our AAG Council and our many other committees and groups. You can join the AAG as an individual member or as a corporate organization.

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AAG News online

Visit the AAG News site any time for the latest stories and announcements

Newsletter current issue

Read the May 2015 AAG Newsletter

Newsletter past issues

Back issues of the AAG Newsletter from 2003 to 2012 are available as PDFs; all issues from 2013 to present are available online 

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