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Connections That Matter

Specialty Groups

There are 75 different interest-based groups of like-minded geographers, focused on particular areas of study within the broader field.

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Affinity Groups

These eight distinct groups bring together geographers based on identity, stage of career, or common interests. They help connect members with similar backgrounds and experiences.

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Regional Divisions

These nine North American groups connect geographers with other members in their given location in the United States and Canada empowering AAG members to connect around regional issues of significant importance.

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Engaged communities provide the connection, critique, and companionship that help geography thrive—at AAG, we provide our members the opportunity to join dedicated groups of fellow practitioners, each with its own focus and benefit



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*Although not yet reflected in the map, AAG’s nine regions include locations in the United States and Canada.


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Some recent posts from the AAG

Photograph entitled "Volunteer Bridge" by Tyre Nichols; the image shows the Hernando De Soto Bridge lit up in the evening in Memphis, Tennessee
On the Structural and Spatial Forces that Contribute to Police Brutality 

Changing Human Populations, Collective Concerns, Governance and Policy
Image of Robinson Atlas of the City of Denver (Plate 12). Source: Denver Public Library, Special Collections
On the Map: Denver’s Five Points and Whittier neighborhoods

Changing Human Populations, Collective Concerns, Planning and Development
President's Column
Photo of a female graduate wearing cap and gown holding out a rolled up diploma
Reflections on the State of Geography 

Collective Concerns, Qualitative Data and Analyses, Quantitative Data and Analyses, Spatial Narratives
Comparative bar chart showing the ercentage of total degrees conferred by Geography and Geography-related CIP code by gender and degree type, 1986-2021 (Figure 8 from the report)
The State of Geography: Patterns and Trends by Gender Identity

Collective Concerns, Quantitative Data and Analyses, Sharing Knowledge
Photo of Stanley Toops
Stanley W. Toops

Changing Human Populations, Qualitative Data and Analyses, Quantitative Data and Analyses
AAG Statement on the Targeting of Diversity Education and Critical Inquiry by U.S. States

The AAG strongly opposes targeted, state-sponsored attacks on diversity initiatives and on critical studies of racial inequity across the United States.

Collective Concerns, Governance and Policy, Networks and Connections, Sharing Knowledge