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AAG Membership

Join at the registration desk onsite during the 2020 Denver annual meeting and receive a discount on your membership fee during the first year:

- $100 regular membership for the first year  

Visit the AAG registration desk or booth for more details.

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

In addition, members enjoy these valuable benefits:

  • Journals: subscribe to scholarly journals ranging from distinguished titles to innovative publications, including the Annals of the AAG, The Professional Geographer, GeoHumanities, the AAG Review of Books and the African Geographical Review
  • Jobs in Geography and GIS Center: peruse and apply for positions before they are publicly available on the preeminent source for academic, public, private and nonprofit geography jobs at and
  • AAG Careers Center: find resources for career planning, geographer profiles, salary trend and skills information, and advice
  • Knowledge Communities: share information with your peers within more than 70 specialty and affinity group forums
  • News: read particularly curated developments about the AAG, geography communities and beyond in the AAG Newsletter, at and within Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
  • AAG Website: browse a treasure trove of information, including research, international outreach, education, projects, programs and much, much more at
  • SmartBriefs: get a weekly snapshot of news spotlighting stories relevant to geography professionals
  • Geograms: receive timely updates about the annual meeting, including the latest news as it develops
  • Guide to Geography: download this comprehensive reference resource containing detailed information on undergraduate and graduate geography programs in the U.S., Canada and Latin America
  • Mobile app: utilize this complete planning tool for the annual meeting
  • Publications: discover the latest information about AAG books and special publications offering a wealth of resources for teaching, research, career growth and much more


AAG News online

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

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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