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A proud moment for UT Geography at the AAG meeting in San Francisco

UT Geography’s faculty and students cut a major profile in San Francisco—from the many presentations and organized sessions to the several prestigious awards and securing of elected offices in specialty groups:

  • Derek Alderman: Elected Vice-President of the AAG.
  • Derek Alderman: Distinguished Career Award, Ethnic Geography Specialty Group of the AAG.
  • Joshua Inwood: Stanley D. Brunn Young Scholar Award, Political Geography Specialty Group of the AAG.
  • Madhuri Sharma: Elected Chair of the Ethnic Geography Specialty Group of the AAG.
  • Robert Stewart: Elected Vice-Chair, Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group of the AAG.
  • Hannah Gunderman: Member of the Winning SEDAAG Team, World Geography Bowl Competition.
  • Maegen Rochner: Winner of the Chimborazo Student Research Grant Competition, Mountain Geography Specialty Groupof the AAG.
  • Matthew Kerr: Elected Student Representative on the Board of Directors, Paleoenvironmental Change Specialty Group of the AAG.
  • Nathan Trombley: Winner of the Student Paper Competition, Population Geography Specialty Group of the AAG.
  • Matthew Kerr: Winner of the Ph.D. Student Research Grant Competition, Biogeography Specialty Group of the AAG.
  • Scott Markley: Winner of the Student Paper Competition, Ethnic Geography Specialty Group of the AAG.
  • Maegen Rochner: Winner of the Ph.D. Student Research Grant Competition, Paleoenvironmental Change Specialty Group of the AAG.
  • Hannah Gunderman: Elected Student Representative on the Board of Directors, Cultural Geography Specialty Group of the AAG.
  • Xiaoyu (Larry) Lu: Winner of the Reds Wolman Graduate Research Award Competition, Geomorphology Specialty Group of the AAG.