Specialty Group

Study of the American South

Mission
The Study of the American South Specialty Group strives to create a national platform for: (a) promoting study of the social, political, cultural, economic, and ecological aspects of the American South; (b) encouraging critical reflection on the issues, processes, intrinsic qualities, and interconnections that shape the region and its landscapes; (c) exchanging research and teaching ideas among scholars of the American South; and (d) building greater ties between geographers and the larger, cross-disciplinary southern studies community. Membership is open to any sub-field and not restricted to scholars based in the southeastern United States.

Chair: Doug Allen, Emporia State University
Email: dallen15@emporia.edu

Treasurer: Mytrice Allen University of Kansas
Email: mytriceallen@ku.edu

Secretary: Rachael Cofield, Florida State University

Grad Student Representative: Josh Merced, University of North Carolina Greensboro
Email: jzmerced@uncg.edu

Geography Essentials, Planning and Development, Spatial Narratives

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