Specialty Group

Rural Geography

Mission
The Rural Geography Special Group (RGSG) promotes research and education related to agriculture, rural development, and rural land use. To fulfill this mission, we: plan sessions for professional meetings, facilitate teaching and research of rural geography issues worldwide, publicize information about the role of geographers engaged in rural research, and promote interaction with organizations with similar interests, such as the IGU Commission on the Sustainability of Rural Systems.

Dues
Regular: $8
Student: $2

Chair
Dawn Drake
Missouri Western State University
Department of Biology
228 Agenstein Hall
St Joseph, MO 64507
Email: ddrake4@missouriwestern.edu

Co-Chair
Christopher R. Laingen
Eastern Illinois University
Department of Geology and Geography
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Email: crlaingen@eiu.edu

Geography Essentials, Networks and Connections, Spatial Narratives

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