AAG Honors Committee A
(one to be elected)
Mei-Po Kwan. Distinguished Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Ohio State University. Ph.D. (UC Santa Barbara, 1994), M.A. (UCLA, 1989), B.SoSci. (CU Hong Kong, 1985).
Research and Teaching Interests: Health, urban and transportation geography; GIScience; critical GIS; information and communication technologies; research method.
Service to AAG: Steering Committee, AAG Initiative for an NIH-Wide Geospatial Infrastructure (2010-present); Editor, Annals of the Association of American Geographers (2006-present); Editorial Board, The Professional Geographer (2005-10); National Councillor (2005-08); Chair, GIS SG (2005-06); Chair (2003-05), Member (2002-03), Committee on the Status of Women in Geography (2003-05); Secretary, Geographic Perspectives on Women SG (2003-06); Affirmative Action and Minority Status Committee (2003-05); Board Member, Transportation Geography SG (2003-05); Research Grants Committee (2000-03).
Other Professional Service: General Chair, 2012 GIScience Conference; Charter Member, Community Influences on Health Behavior Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, NIH, 2010-14; Book Series Editor, SAGE Advances in Geographic Information Science and Technology (2009-present); Committee on the Effective Use of Data, Methodologies and Technologies to Estimate Sub-National Populations at Risk, U.S. National Academies (2005-06); Editor, Regional Studies (2005-2006); Telecommunications and Travel Behavior Committee, Transportation Research Board, U.S. National Academies (2006-12); Board of Directors, UCGIS (2004-06); Associate Editor, Geographical Analysis (2003-present); Editorial Board, Gender, Place and Culture (2003-06), Journal or Transport Geography (2008-present) and Asian Geographer (2011-present); International Editorial Advisory Board, The Canadian Geographer (2002-05); Executive Committee, Spatial Perspectives on Analysis for Curriculum Enhancement (SPACE) Program (2003-07); Coordinator, SPACE and CSISS Summer Workshops (2001-07).
Honors and Awards: Distinguished Scholarship Honors, AAG (2011); Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Peking University (2011); Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Cardiff University (2010); Academic Advisor, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (2010-12); Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2009); Belle van Zuylen Chair, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University (2009); Dr. Martha L. Corry Faculty Fellow, OSU (2006-2011); UCGIS Research Award (2005); Edward L. Ullman Award, Transportation Geography SG, AAG (2005); Joan N. Huber Faculty Fellow, OSU (2005-2008); Ameritech Fellowship (2000-2001). Over 110 keynote addresses and invited lectures. PI or co-PI of over 40 grants totaling about $18 million from NSF, NIH, NCGIA, U.S. Department of Transportation, and other sources.
Publications: Over 100 book chapters and journal articles in Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Economic Geography, Geographical Analysis, Urban Geography, The Professional Geographer, Gender, Place and Culture, Environment and Planning A, Geoforum, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Journal of Transport Geography, Social and Cultural Geography, Social Science and Medicine; 22 edited/co-edited volumes and special issues (including one encyclopedia, three books and 18 journal special issues): International Encyclopedia of Human Geography (2009); Transport: Critical Essays in Human Geography (2008); Geographies of Muslim Identities: Diaspora, Gender and Belonging (2007).
RICHARD A. MARSTON. University Distinguished Professor and Head, Department of Geography, Kansas State University (2005-present); Ph.D. and M.S. (Oregon State University, 1980, 1976), B.A. (UCLA, 1974).
Research and Teaching Interests: geomorphology, especially interactions between geomorphic systems, climate, water, biotic systems and with human activities; water resources; mountain geography
Service to Geography and AAG: AAG President (2005-06), AAG Vice President (2004-05); Co-Editor-in-Chief, Geomorphology (1999-present); AAG Healthy Departments Committee (2004-present); AAG Secretary (1997-99); AAG Regional Councillor (1996-99); AAG Division Chair (1990-91); AAG Geomorphology Specialty Group Chair (1986-87); Developed Ask a Geographer link on AAG website (1999); Geosciences Board of Advisors, Oregon State University (2002-present); Associate Editor, Annals of the AAG (1991-93); Editorial Board, Annals of the AAG (2006-present); seven NSF and EPA review panels.
Awards, Honors, Grants: Jefferson Science Fellow, Office of The Geographer and Global Issues, U.S. Department of State and U.S. National Academies (2011-12); Geosciences Distinguished Alumni Award, Oregon State University (2007); Distinguished Career Award, AAG Mountain Geography Specialty Group (2007); AAG Distinguished Service Honors (2003); Fulbright-Hays Research Award to France (1993); AAG Applied Geography Specialty Group Citation Award (with W.J. Lloyd, 1984); AAG Warren Nystrom Award (1981); U.S. EPA Special Achievement Award (1977). PI or Co-PI on 43 university grants totaling over $2.3 million from federal (e.g., NSF, EPA, USDA, USGS, NPS) and state sources, private business, foundations.
Publications: 11 co-edited books or monographs, including Effects of Human-Induced Changes on Hydrologic Systems, Changing the Face of the Earth-Engineering Geomorphology, Wyoming Water Atlas (with Ostresh & Hudson); 52 refereed journal articles and book chapters (e.g., Annals of the AAG, Geomorphology, Physical Geography, Mountain Research and Development, Progress in Physical Geography, WorldMinds: Geographical Perspectives on 100 Problems, Geographic Information Science and Mountain Geomorphology); 66 consulting/technical reports; 23 encyclopedia articles