The American Geographical Society Announces the Selection of Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group as the publisher of Geographical Review


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Description: The American Geographical Society (AGS) announces a publishing agreement with Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group for its flagship journal, Geographical Review.

[New York City, NY] – [April 5, 2019] — The American Geographical Society (AGS) announced Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group has been selected as the new publisher of its longest running journal, Geographical Review (GR). First published in 1915,

Geographical Review is the successor to The Bulletin [and Journal] of the American Geographical Society which began publication in the 1850s. The leading refereed geographic quarterly journal publishes authoritative and original research articles focused on geography with special issues dedicated to specific geographical topics. The journal is currently edited by Dr. David Kaplan, AGS Councilor and Professor of Geography at Kent State University. “Geographical Review is one of the most important geographical journals in the world,” said Dr. John Konarski, CEO of the American Geographical Society. “AGS is very pleased to have selected Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, one of the world’s leading academic publishers, to work with us on continuing the legacy of GR,” added Dr. Konarski.

Ms. Jessica Vivian, Editorial Director at Routledge, Taylor & Francis, notes, “We are delighted to be partnering with the American Geographical Society to publish Geographical Review and look forward to continuing to build on its significant legacy.” She added, “Geographical Review will be a welcome addition to Routledge’s prestigious and high quality geography list.”

The American Geographical Society is a 21st-century learning society dedicated to the advancement of geographic thinking, knowledge, and understanding across business, government, academe, social sectors, and most importantly with teachers and students. Established in 1851, AGS is the oldest professional geographical organization in the United States. It is recognized worldwide as a pioneer in geographical research and education for over 168 years.

The mission of AGS is to advance and promote geography in business, government, science, and education. Our goal is to enhance the nation’s geographic literacy so as to engender sound public policy, national security, and human well- being worldwide. AGS seeks to engage the American public, from its youngest to its oldest citizens, with new and amazing ways to understand and characterize our changing world. The Society maintains its headquarters in New York City.

Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group is one of the world’s leading publishers of academic journals. It is dedicated to the dissemination of scholarly information, drawing on expertise development since first publishing learned journals in 1798. Taylor & Francis now publish over 2,700 scholarly journals in association with over 800 learned societies and scholarly institutions and operate from a network of 20 global offices, including Philadelphia, Oxford, Melbourne, Stockholm, Beijing, New Delhi, Johannesburg and Singapore. To learn more about the Routledge, Taylor & Francis

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