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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



Find your Regional Division to connect with geographers near you*


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


Policies and Procedures

AAG specialty and affinity groups are governed by official guidelines, which help volunteer members manage group finances, activities, and responsibilities, as well as provide recommendations for forming new groups.

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