All Specialty Groups

65 total

Africa  

The Africa Specialty Group's mission is to enhance geographic research and scholarship on matters relating to Africa by encouraging effective communication of knowledge and information and supporting innovative approaches to geographic education on Africa.

Dues
Regular: $15
Student: $5

Chair
Joseph Zume, PhD
Geography and Earth Science
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Dr.
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Email: JTZume@ship.edu
Phone: 717-477-1548

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Animal Geographies  

The AnGSG strives to enhance geographic research and scholarship on matters relating to human-animal studies by: (a) encouraging the exchange of ideas among geographers studying biological, cultural, ecological, economic, political, and technical aspects of the myriad ways humans co-exist with other animal species, (b) promoting research in these areas, (c) facilitating collaboration between existing AAG specialty groups and committees to promote common interests and develop intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary projects. Subscribe to our group listserv to join the conversation.

Dues
Regular: $5
Student: $1
Free for developing regions members

Chair
Mona Seymour, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Urban Studies Program
Loyola Marymount University
University Hall 4328
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045
310.338.2814
mona.seymour@lmu.edu

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Applied Geography  

The Applied Geography Specialty Group aims to increase the visibility of applied geography in the profession and the general population and facilitate communications among the Group members; promote and recognize individual excellence in applied geographic research.

Dues
Regular: $10
Student: $1

Chair
Timothy L. Hawthorne
Assistant Professor of Geographic Information Systems
University of Central Florida Department of Sociology
407-823-1030
timothy.hawthorne@ucf.edu

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Asian Geography  

The mission of the Asian Geography Specialty Group is to promote geographic research and to facilitate teaching the geography of Asia through professional meetings, publications and establishing contacts with Asian geographers, and developing an agenda for research and teaching grants. Members receive the Bulletin of Asian Geography edited by Todd Stradford, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Plattville, Plattville, WI 53818 (e-mail: stradfot@uwplatt.edu).

Dues
Regular: $5
Student: $1

Chair
Jennifer Pomeroy
Assistant Professor of Geography
Department of History & Political Science
York College of Pennsylvania
Ph: (717) 815-1529

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Bible Specialty Group  

The Bible Specialty Group uses the Bible as a source of geographic information for the study of the geography of ancient Israel.

Dues
Regular: $1
Student: $1

Chair
William A. Dando
Indiana State University
7785 Carlisle Road
Terre Haute IN 47802 United States
Email: wdando@isugw.instate.edu
Tel: 812-237-2264
Fax: 604-822-6150

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Biogeography  

Mission
To promote interactions between biogeographers, stimulate active research and teaching development in biogeography, and facilitate the exchange of ideas.

Dues
Regular: $10.00
Student: $5

Chair

Tony Stallins
University of Kentucky
Department of Geography
email: ja.stallins@uky.edu

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Business Geography  

The purpose of the BGSG is to bring together individuals who have mutual professional interests in business geography. Business geography is the application of geographic knowledge and information and geospatial techniques that assists businesses in making specific real-time decisions. Our goal is to share research, provide direction for future leaders, and provide a forum for networking and interaction with the business community.

Dues
Regular: $5
Student: $1

Chair
Lawrence Joseph
Email: llgjoseph@asu.edu

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Canadian Studies  

Canadian Studies Specialty Group's mission is to stimulate a more visible series of activities and increased research on Canadian Topics.

Dues
Regular: $3
Student: $3

Chair
Susan Lucas
University of Connecticut
Department of Geography 422 CLAS Building, 215 Glenbrook Road, U-4148
Storrs CT 06269-4148
Email: dribbele@rcn.com
Tel: (860) 486-4660
Fax: (860) 486-1348

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Cartography  

Mission
To encourage cartographic research, promote education in cartography and map use, and facilitate the exchange of ideas and information about cartography, promote interest in and correct utilization of maps and other cartographic products, promote and facilitate the cartographer's role within the geographic profession, promote and coordinate activities and directions with other professional organizations involved with cartography.

Dues
Regular: $10
Student: $2

Community Website

Chair: Alexander Savelyev (LIU Post, savelyev@txstate.edu)

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China  

The China Specialty Group's mission is to promote the study of the geography of China, including Taiwan, and to serve as a clearinghouse of information for persons interested in Chinese geography. To increase contacts with Chinese geographers and encourage professional activities, including the development of research projects.

Dues
Regular: $7
Student: $1

Chair
Xiaobo Su
Department of Geography
University of Oregon
Email: xiaobo@uoregon.edu

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Climate  

The Climate Specialty Group mission is to encourage climatological research, to promote climatological education, to promote the exchange of climatological ideas and information, to promote the interests of climatology within the discipline of geography; and to develop contacts and coordination with other climatological organizations.

Dues
Regular: $10
Student: $2

Chair
Hengchun Ye
Dept. of Geography & Urban Analysis
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8222
Ph: (323) 343-2229
E-Mail: hye2@calstatela.edu

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Coastal and Marine  

Coastal and Marine Specialty Group's mission is to encourage the intellectual exchange of knowledge related to coastal and marine environments and their resources. COMA's membership is composed of both physical and human geographers who have a common interest in understanding how anthropogenic activities may impact coastal or marine environments.

Dues
Regular: $5
Student: $1

Chair
Dr. Harry Williams
University of North Texas
Geography Department, 1155 Union Circle # 305279
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Email: HarryF.Williams@unt.edu

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Community College Affinity Group  

Mission
Seeks to give community college geographers a stronger voice within the discipline and within the AAG by disseminating information about funding opportunities for projects relevant to community college geography, enhancing research and professional development opportunities for community college faculty, and promoting curriculum development of GIS and other technical areas.

Dues
Regular: $5
Student: $1

Chair
Jacqueline Housel
Sinclair College
Email: jacqueline.housel@sinclair.edu

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Cryosphere  

Cryosphere Specialty Group's mission is to foster communication between practitioners dealing with the various elements of the cryosphere, to establish linkages with related organizations, and to enhance research on and teaching of cryospheric topics.

Dues
Regular: $15
Student: $5

Chair
Jeff VanLooy
University of North Dakota
Department of Earth System Science and Policy
Grand Forks, ND 58202
Email: jvanlooy@aero.und.edu

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Cultural & Political Ecology  

Cultural & Political Ecology Specialty Group promotes scholarly activities on the cultural, economic, demographic and political dimensions of resource use and environmental change, focusing on these issues and their linkages at and across multiple spatial and temporal scales.

Dues
Regular: $9
Student: $1

Chair
Jennifer Rice
Department of Geography
The University of Georgia
Email: jlrice@uga.edu

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Cultural Geography  

Misson
To encourage and facilitate intellectual exchange between scholars of all ages working in every branch of the subfield of cultural geography.

Dues
Regular: $5
Student: $2

Chair
Sharon Wilcox
University of Wisconsin
Email: sewilcox@wisc.edu
CGSG Website:http://www.kent.edu/stark/cgsg

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Cyber Infrastructure  

Mission

The Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Specialty Group strives to enhance geographic research and scholarship on matters relating to cyberinfrastructure by:

• encouraging the exchange of ideas and experience among geographers studying technical, social, economic, policy, and cultural aspects of CI
• providing a communication channel between CI funding agencies and geographic practitioners
• promoting research advancement in topics related to CI
• encouraging reflection on the roles of geographers in CI.

Dues
Regular: $10
Student: $2


Chair
Wenwu Tang
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Email: WenwuTang@uncc.edu


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Development Geographies  

Mission

The purpose of the Development Geographies Specialty Group (DGSG) is to provide a forum for research, education, and practice related to development studies and to developing areas. Our members are located around the world and engage in theoretical, applied, and critical work within the field of international development.

Dues

Regular: $5
Student: $1
Free for developing regions members

Chair
Regina Scheyvens
Institute of Development Studies
Massey University (New Zealand)
Email: r.a.scheyvens@massey.ac.nz

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Disability Specialty Group  

Our Mission

  • We will address the issues of people with disabilities and chronic illness through intra- and trans-disciplinary research, education, knowledge exchange, and actions in order to enable the broader AAG community, as well as the public, to become a more inclusive society.
  • We will actively work to identify and work on common interests for future joint endeavors with other specialty groups.
  • We will support and advocate for our members’ interests in all AAG events and efforts.

Our Vision is to live inclusion and to produce space for inclusion as well as to work for the development of an inclusive society.

Dues
Regular: $4
Student: $1

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Economic Geography  

Mission
To facilitate the exchange of information and ideas among its members and other specialists; to stimulate reserch, teaching, and applications in industrial and economic geography; to aid in the advancement of its members and the field of industrial and economic geography; and to help represent industrial and economic geography within the discipline of geography and to related disciplines, agencies in government, the private sector, and the general public.

Dues
Regular: $10
Student: $3

Chair
Jennifer Clark
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Public Policy
Email: jennifer.clark@gatech.edu

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