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AAG Membership

It is an exciting time to be a geographer. Interest in the field is growing, and the need for geographic knowledge and expertise is increasing.

When you join the AAG, you become part of an active community. As a member, you can:

  • Meet and network with other geographers and related professionals.
  • Learn about new approaches, methods, and techniques.
  • Develop your professional skills and advance your career.
  • Stay on top of current geographic research in your specialty.
  • Apply for special grants to support your research, fieldwork and teaching.
  • Join our community of scholars, educators, and practitioners.

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Member Application [PDF].

Individual Membership

Anyone interested in the objectives of the AAG is eligible for membership and may become a member upon payment of dues. Members can nominate candidates and vote for national and regional officers, hold offices, and participate in meetings, programs, and other activities and services of the Association and its regional divisions.
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Developing Regions Membership

This new membership category is reserved for geographers residing in developing regions. They receive the same benefits and privileges as individual members.
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Corporate/Institutional Membership

Corporations, firms, institutions, libraries, departments, and other scientific, education, and/or business associations interested in the objectives of the AAG may join under this category.
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Member Tutorials

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Learn how to navigate the AAG Newsletter, access journals and member knowledge communities and update your member profile in these quick, step-by-step tutorials.

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AAG News online

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

Newsletter current issue

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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