About US

The BLACK GEOGRAPHIES SPECIALTY GROUP strives to create a global platform for: (a) promoting study of the social, political, cultural, economic, and ecological aspects of the race in/and geography; (b) encouraging critical reflection on the issues, processes, intrinsic qualities, and interconnections that shape Black lives and geographies on local, national, continental, and international scales; (c) exchanging research and teaching ideas among scholars of race in/and geography; and (d) building greater ties between geographers and the Black and Africana Studies community.

Membership is open to all members of the American Association of Geographers. Black Geographies Specialty Group membership can be added through the AAG Membership Portal: http://www.aag.org/cs/membership.

Annual Specialty Group Dues – $10.00

Annual Student Dues – $5.00

Meet the executive team of the Black Geographies Specialty Group

Chair:
Dr. Camilla Hawthorne , University of California-Santa Cruz
Vice-Chair:
Dr. Willie Wright, Rutgers University
Secretary-Treasurer: Dr. Jonathan Hall, West Virginia University
Communication Director: Dr. Akira Drake Rodriguez, University of Pennsylvania
Communications Director:
Muriel Marseille, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Student Rep:
Dr. Aaron Mallory, University of Minnesota
Student Rep
Erin Royals, Rutgers University
Student Rep
April Graham-Jackson, Berkeley University

Welcome to the BGSG community

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