About Us

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Mission

The Cultural Geography Specialty Group (CGSG) seeks to promote and encourage scholarly research and superior teaching in the field of Cultural Geography through the exchange of current thought, trends, and information focusing on all areas of the field. The CGSG shall encourage, facilitate and sponsor the organization of paper sessions and discussion panels at national and regional meetings of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) as well as other seminars, symposiums, and conferences at which themes relating to Cultural Geography are discussed. The CGSG will also reward junior scholars by hosting paper competitions and awarding research grants. The CGSG will stimulate dialog and represent members in all matters related to membership in the national association (AAG).


Current Executive Board

Chair 
(2022-2023)
Emma Walcott-Wilson
The University of Central Oklahoma
Secretary/Treasurer 
(2022-2023)
Ola Johansson
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Nominations Director 
(2022-2024)
Mark Rhodes
Michigan Technological University
Awards Director 
(2021-2023)
Christabel Devadoss
Middle Tennessee State University
Program Director 
(2022-2024)
Josh Merced
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Past CGSG Chair 
(Ex-Officio)
Matt Cook
Eastern Michigan University
Graduate Student Representative 
(2022-2024)
Katrina Finkelstein
West Virginia University
Graduate Student Representative 
(2022-2024)
Adam Regula
Kent State University

Cultural Geography Specialty Group Bylaws

Updated 2019