To create a global platform for: (a) promoting study of the social, political, cultural, economic, and ecological aspects of the race in/and geography, (b) encouraging critical reflection on the issues, processes, intrinsic qualitites, and interconnections that shape Black lives and geographies on local, national, continental, and international scales, (c) exchanging research and teaching ideas among scholars of race in/and geography, and (d) building greater ties between geographers and the Black and Africana Studies community.
Chair: Priscilla McCutcheon, University of Kentucky
Vice Chair: Willie Jamaal Wright
Secretary-Treasurer: Ashanté Reese, The University of Texas at Austin
Student Representatives: Susan Nimoh, University of Texas at Austin
Theresa Hice-Fromille, University of California, Santa Cruz
Greg Hill, Mesquite Independent School District
Communications Directors: Johnathan Hall, Eastern Michigan University
Christy Hyman, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
The AAG has 75 specialty and affinity groups, which offer members valuable networking opportunities within their areas of interest. To join one of these groups, you must be an AAG member.