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Journals of AAG Regional Divisions

The AAG is organized into nine divisions representing different regions of the United States. Five of these divisions publish an academic journal containing peer-reviewed articles and other material. Find out more about each below including links to current and back issues.

 

Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers

The Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers is the official academic journal of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, which is also the Pacific Coast Regional Division of the AAG. It has been published annually since the founding of the APGC in 1935.

The journalcontains a selection of full-length peer-reviewed articles, abstracts of papers from the APCG annual meetings, and book reviews.

The entire back catalog (1935 to present) is available online via Project Muse. Individual subscription is by membership in the APCG.

 

Middle States Geographer

The Middle States Geographer is the official academic journal of the Middle States Division of the AAG. It has been published annually since 1992 when it replaced the Proceedings of the Middle States Division.

The journal contains peer-reviewed papers authored by both faculty and students on a wide variety of topics, both from external submissions and the Division’s annual meeting.

The entire back catalog of both the Proceedings of the Middle States Division and the Middle States Geographer is freely available on the Division’s website.

 

The Northeastern Geographer

The Northeastern Geographer is the professional journal of the New England-St. Lawrence Valley Geographical Society, which is also a regional division of the AAG. It has been published annually since 2006 when it replaced the Proceedings of the New England-St. Lawrence Valley Geographical Society which had been published since 1972.

The journal contains peer-reviewed research articles, essays, and book reviews on all geographical topics with a particular focus on the Northeast United States, the St. Lawrence Valley and the Canadian Maritime Provinces.

Selected volumes from the back catalog (2009-2012) are freely available online from the Society’s website.

 

The Southwestern Geographer

The Southwestern Geographer is the journal of the Southwest Division of the AAG. It has been published annually since 1997.

The journal contains peer-reviewed research papers on any topic written by geographers who reside in the states within the Division, and by scholars residing elsewhere on any topic that pertains to the geography of the southwestern United States or northern Mexico.

The entire back catalog (1997 to present) is freely available online via the Division's website; a free user registration is required to access articles.

 

Southeastern Geographer

The Southeastern Geographer is a quarterly publication of the Southeastern Division of the AAG. It has been published since 1961.

The journal contains peer-reviewed papers on geographic research that engages with conditions and events in “the south,” broadly construed. Articles explore the social, cultural, economic, and political diversity, and broad climate and ecosystem variability that link “the south” to processes, flows, and conditions that extend across the country, continent, and globe. 

The journal is published both in traditional hard copy and digital format. The entire back catalog (1961 to present) is available via Project Muse. Members of the Southeastern Division receive the journal as part of their annual dues; institutions may also subscribe.