Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Officers 2014-2015

Chair:
Martin Swobodzinski
Portland State University
swobod at pdx dot edu

Vice-Chair:
Bethany Cutts
University of Illinois
bcutts at illinois dot edu

Secretary/Treasurer:
Jon Malinowski
United States Military Academy
jon dot malinowski at usma dot edu

Academic Directors:
Stephanie Deitrick
Arizona State University
stephanie dot deitrick at asu dot edu 

Raechel Bianchetti
Michigan State University
bnketti at msu dot edu

Student Representative:
Donnise Hurley
The Graduate Center, CUNY
dhurley at gc dot cuny dot edu

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Officers 2013-2014

Chair:
Martin Swobodzinski, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
mswobodz at umn dot edu

Secretary/Treasurer:
Jon Malinowski, Ph.D.
United States Military Academy
jon dot malinowski at usma dot edu

Academic Directors:
Bethany Cutts, Ph.D.
University of Illinois
bcutts at illinois dot edu

Stephanie Deitrick
Arizona State University
stephanie dot deitrick at asu dot edu
 

Student Representative:
Raechel Bianchetti
Penn State University
rabianchetti at psu dot edu

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Saarinen Award & AAG Travel Grants



Conference Travel Awards and 2013 Saarinen Student Paper Competition

The Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group announces its specialty group travel awards and the 2013 Saarinen Student Paper Competition. Students with accepted abstracts for the 2013 AAG meeting are invited to apply. Please note the deadline to submit an abstracts for the AAG Meeting in Los Angeles is Oct. 24, 2012

Travel grants. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply for travel grants of $100 to support travel to Los Angeles for the 2013 meeting.  To apply, students should submit a copy of their accepted abstract and complete the online application form.    Preference will be given to students competing in the Saarinen paper competition and student members of the EPBG specialty group, although any student presenting relevant work is welcome to apply. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2013. Attendance at the EPBG meeting is required to receive the travel award.

Travel grant application

Saarinen Student Paper Competition. The EPBG Specialty Group will award one $250 prize for the best student paper, illustrated paper, or poster (graduate or undergraduate) presented in either environmental perception or behavioral geography at the 2013 AAG meeting in Los Angeles, CA. Entrants in the Saarinen Student Paper Competition must submit a maximum 25-page (double-spaced) paper in support of their conference presentation. Shorter papers are welcome.  Papers must be based upon original research done as an undergraduate or graduate student and must be written entirely by the applicant. All submissions will be judged on written clarity, methodological soundness, contribution to the field of EPBG, and their presentation at the meeting. The Academic Directors of the EPBG specialty group will judge all entries. The deadline for the full paper for the Saarinen Student Paper Competition is March 1, 2013. To apply for the Saarinen Student Paper Competition, fill out an application form here.  Email a single pdf file containing (1) your accepted AAG abstract and presentation session, (2) a letter from your research adviser verifying your status as a student and confirming that you are the author of the manuscript submitted and (3) a copy of manuscript, including figures and references to bcutts@illinois.edu with “2013 Saarinen Paper Competition” in the subject line.

The deadline for applicants is March 1, 2013.  The winners will be announced at the Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group business meeting during the 2013 AAG meeting. Attendance at the EPBG meeting is required to receive the travel award.  Attendance is not required to receive the Saarinen Student Paper Competition award.

 
Full link to travel grant application:

Monday, November 28, 2011

Saarinen Student Paper Contest 2012

Greetings Members of the Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group!

The Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group announces the 2012 Saarinen Student Paper Competition. The deadline for the full paper for the Saarinen Student Paper Competition is January 31, 2012.

The EP&BGSG will award a $250 prize for the best student paper, illustrated paper, or poster (graduate or undergraduate) presented in either environmental perception or behavioral geography at the 2012 AAG meeting in Washington, D.C.

Entrants in the Saarinen Student Paper Competition must also submit a maximum 25-page (double-spaced) version of their work. Papers must be based upon original research done as an undergraduate or graduate student and must be written entirely by the applicant. The winner will be announced at the Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group business meeting at the 2012 AAG meeting. Attendance at the EP&BGSG meeting is not required to receive the Saarinen Student Paper Competition award.

All submissions will be judged on written clarity, methodological soundness, contribution to the field of EP&BG, and their presentation at the meeting.

The Academic Directors of the EP&BGSG will judge all entries.

To apply for the Saarinen Student Paper Competition, fill out an application form available from the EP&BGSG website and send the completed application form and manuscript to:

Dr. Bethany Cutts, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, MC-047, 1102 S Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61810

In addition, Travel Awards are available for students presenting papers at the AAG Meeting in New York on the topics of environmental perception or behavioral geography.

Thank you,

Chris Badurek

Chair, Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group, AAG

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Saarinen Paper Contest 2011

The Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group announces the 2011 Saarinen Student Paper Competition. The EP&BGSG will award a $250 prize for the best student paper, illustrated paper, or poster (graduate or undergraduate) presented in either environmental perception or behavioral geography at the 2011 AAG meeting in Washington, D.C..

Entrants in the Saarinen Student Paper Competition must also submit a maximum 25-page (double-spaced) version of their work. Papers must be based upon original research done as an undergraduate or graduate student and must be written entirely by the applicant. The winner will be announced at the Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group business meeting at the 2011 AAG meeting. Attendance at the EP&BGSG meeting is not required to receive the Saarinen Student Paper Competition award.

All submissions will be judged on written clarity, methodological soundness, contribution to the field of EP&BG, and their presentation at the meeting. The Academic Directors of the EP&BGSG will judge all entries.

To apply for the Saarinen Student Paper Competition, fill out an application form available from the EP&BGSG website here and send the completed application form and manuscript to:

Kathleen Sherman-Morris
P.O. Box 5448
Department of Geosciences
Mississippi State, MS 39762

You can also send a pdf of the manuscript and entry form to kms5@geosci.msstate.edu

The deadline is 25 February, 2011.

Additionally, a maximum of two Travel Grants of $100 each are available to qualified applicants. Preference for the awarding of a Travel Grant will be: 1) any student who competes in the Saarinen Paper competition; 2) any student presenting a paper or poster in either environmental perception or behavioral geography at the annual meeting who is not competing in the Saarinen Paper competition. Travel grant awardees MUST be in attendance at the Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group business meeting at the 2011 AAG meeting.

To apply for a Travel Grant, fill out an application form available from the EP&BGSG website here and send the completed application form to:

Kathleen Sherman-Morris
P.O. Box 5448
Department of Geosciences
Mississippi State, MS 39762

The deadline is 25 February, 2011.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

AAG 2011 Call for Participation

Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, 2011

Seattle, Washington

Call for Participation

Sessions: Cognition, Behavior, and Representation

Organizers: Sarah Battersby (University of South Carolina), Sara Irina Fabrikant (University of Zurich), Amy Griffin (University of New South Wales), Scott Bell (University of Saskatchewan), and Kirk Goldsberry (Michigan State University)

Specialty Group Sponsors: Cartography, GIS, and Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography

Content

We invite papers on cognitive aspects of geographic research to be included in a series of sessions at the 2011 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. Specifically of interest are theoretical and empirical contributions exploring computation, geovisualization, navigation and wayfinding, cartography, education, and methods specific to cognitive research. This includes (but is not limited to):


~ geovisualization design, implementation and use (technical and/or cognitive issues)

~ application of geovisualization displays & tools to understanding spatial cognition

~ methods for and application of cognitive theories and methods to understanding issues in geographic research (including fMRI)

~ human-geovisualization interaction research

~ cognition of space-time representations
~ wayfinding and navigation

~ cognitive map design research

~ usability of digital geographic displays


Participants

In addition to geographers, GIScientists, cartographers, and cognitive or behavioral geographers we are also looking for speakers from a broad range of disciplines, including but not limited to psychology, cognitive science, education, HCI, etc.

To be included in this session, please:

1. Register and submit your abstract online following the AAG Guidelines (http://www.aag.org/annualmeetings/).

2. Email your presenter identification number (PIN), paper title, and abstract to Sarah Battersby by October 13, 2010.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Job Opening: University of Arizona

The Department of History at the University of Arizona invites applications for an advanced Assistant or Associate faculty position in U.S. environmental history/history of environmental science, to begin August 2010.

This position is part of a new university-wide hiring initiative in environmental science and policy. The University of Arizona, one of the most fertile campuses in the country for the study of regional to global environmental change, is seeking to deepen its interdisciplinary strength in environmental research. For more information see the UA Institute for the Environment, http://www.environment.arizona.edu/home.

We seek an established scholar with an excellent record of peer-reviewed publications, grants, and teaching. Ph.D. in history, or a relevant discipline, is required before date of hire. Preferred qualifications include expertise in 19th-century U.S. History; experience in graduate training and mentoring; and experience in working on collaborative interdisciplinary grants.

The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research agenda leading to publications in peer-reviewed scholarly venues; collaborate on interdisciplinary grants and research related to environment topics, especially with UA faculty associated with the Institute of the Environment; effectively teach undergraduate and graduate history courses; advise and mentor graduate students; and actively contribute to department, college, and university service committees and participate in professional organizations and public engagement.

The department seeks individuals who are able to work with diverse students and colleagues and who have experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds M/W/D/V.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, please go to http://www.hr.arizona.edu (job number: 44430), complete the on-line faculty application, and attach a letter of application describing research and teaching interests and experience, curriculum vitae with the names of three professional references. To ensure consideration, candidates must apply to this on-line posting. The additional materials - CV and Letter of Application- may either be included with the on-line application, or may be mailed directly to the Search Chair at the address below. Review of applicants will begin 2/15/10 and will continue until the position is filled.