Dear EGSG Community:
On behalf of the board of the Economic Geography Specialty Group, I am pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 EGSG award competitions.
Congratulations to the award recipients and to all who submitted their work in the student awards competition.
Graduate Student Research Award:
Kelsey Johnson, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia
Dissertation Research: Blood money: race and capital in the US blood plasma industry
Graduate Student Paper Award:
Thomas Loder, Texas A&M University
Paper: Homo Dakoticus: The Creation of Energy Citizens in North Dakota
Dr. Luis Felipe Alvarez León, Sol Price Center for Social Innovation at the USC Price School of Public Policy
Dissertation Title: Assembling Digital Economies: Geographic Information Markets and Intellectual Property Regimes in the United States and the European Union
Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles
Dissertation Co-Chairs: Allen J. Scott and Eric Sheppard
Please note that the deadline for submissions for next year’s competition will be March 2, 2018.
Also, the Economic Geography Specialty Group business meeting is scheduled during the AAG meeting on Friday, 4/7/2017, from 11:50 AM - 1:10 PM in Back Bay Ballroom A, Sheraton, Second Floor.
Looking forward to seeing everyone at AAG next week!
The EGSG Board:
Jennifer Clark, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Peter Kedron, Oklahoma State University, USA
C. Patrick Heidkamp, Southern Connecticut State University, USA
Harrison Campbell, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, USA
Abigail Cooke, University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA
Kean Fan Lim, University of Nottingham, UK
Andrew Hoyt, University of North Texas, USA