J. Warren Nystrom Award

American Association of Geographers (AAG)


Grant amount: US $1,000

Anticipated deadline: Sep 22, 2018

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 2 years of receiving their PhD

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Overview:

A fund established by former AAG Executive Director J. Warren Nystrom supports an annual prize for a paper based upon a recent dissertation in geography. 

About Dr. Nystrom

John Warren Nystrom was a graduate of Clark University in Worcester, Mass., where he received his Doctor of Philosophy in Geography in 1942. Warren was an exceptional educator and professor of geography for many years at Rhode Island College, University of Pittsburgh, George Washington University, and Florida Atlantic University.  Beyond academia, Dr. Nystrom had a long and productive career in international relations as a senior official in the Foreign Policy Department at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a partner in the international relations consulting firm of Allen, Murden and Nystrom, a Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution.  He also represented the United States at UNESCO, the United Nations’ educational, scientific, and cultural organization.  Nystrom was Executive Director of the Association of American Geographers from 1966-1979. He received AAG Honors and published a number of geography textbooks and periodicals on U.S. relations with the European Community, Canada and Latin America.

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Eligibility:

  • Eligibility for this competition is restricted to AAG members who have received the PhD degree since April 1, 2015 and who have been members of the AAG for 2015, 2016 and 2017.
  • Papers must be presented at the upcoming AAG Annual Meeting (April 5-9, 2017, Boston, Massachusetts)

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Eligibility for this competition is restricted to AAG members who have been members of the AAG for 2015, 2016 and 2017.