The Society’s Director, Dr Rita Gardner, and Professor John Frazier were awarded the 2015 Association of American Geographers Robert F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors at the 2015 AAG Annual Meeting, held in Chicago last week.
Dr Gardner was awarded the Distinguished Service Honor in recognition of the leadership and support for the discipline of geography worldwide that she has provided as Director of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) since 1996.
The award citation noted her work to promote geography at all levels of education, broaden outreach to diverse publics, and promote the interests of geography on numerous national and international committees.
Professor Frazier, of Binghamton University, State University of New York, was awarded the Distinguished Service Honor for his exceptional dedication to furthering the public good through applied academic and intellectual pursuits.
The full citations are available here.
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