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"As a geographer, recognition from AAG is always a good thing. Receiving the Mel Marcus Fund was something that stood out on my CV when applying for a faculty position."

Hannah Cooper
Hannah Cooper Assistant Professor East Carolina University
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Hannah Cooper 3 groups
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  • Mid-Atlantic Geographers
  • History of Geography

"The recognition I received from the AAG, as one of the premier international scholarly collective of geographers, was very helpful in establishing my record as a scholar. When I've applied for grants or academic positions, I have been able to emphasize this recognition and honour."

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John Paul Catungal Assistant Professor University of British Columbia
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John Paul Catungal 5 groups
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  • Cryosphere
  • Canadian Studies
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"Working in an interdisciplinary department, it is often difficult to substantiate and communicate the quality or value of research in ways that are legible to scholars from different fields. The recognition from the AAG has helped me tremendously in that regard."

Case Watkins Assistant Professor James Madison University
Case Watkins 3 groups
  • Media and Communication Geography
  • Legal Geography
  • Transportation Geography

"I can say that personally, the recognition went a long way toward strengthening my commitment to the discipline of geography, and regardless of where my career takes me, I will most certainly remain an active member of the AAG."

Russell Hedberg, Assistant Professor
Russell Hedberg Assistant Professor Shippensburg University
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Russell Hedberg 3 groups
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  • Coastal and Marine
  • Indigenous Peoples

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GPRM Annual Meeting 2023

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2023 Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference

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2023 Middle Atlantic Regional Division Meeting

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2023 Pacific Coast Regional Division Meeting

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2023 West Lakes Regional Division Meeting

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2023 Middle States Regional Division Meeting

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2023 New England/St. Lawrence Valley Regional Division Meeting

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2023 Southwest Regional Division Meeting

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2023 East Lakes Regional Division Meeting


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