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
Treasurer: Mytrice Allen University of Kansas
Secretary: Rachael Cofield, Florida State University
Grad Student Representative: Josh Merced, University of North Carolina Greensboro
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.