The AAG is pleased to announce that Elin Thorlund has joined the association staff as a Research Assistant at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. Elin served as an intern at the association during the spring 2015 semester, as well as during the AAG annual meetings in Chicago and San Francisco.

She will contribute to numerous areas of the AAG, including membership, accounting, journals, operations and annual meeting.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in geography with minors in Spanish and global studies in the arts and humanities from Michigan State University. As an undergraduate, she co-authored a paper in the Annals of the American Association of Geographers Volume 106, Number 3.

In her free time, Elin enjoys spending as much time in the outdoors as possible.