AnGSG Graduate Student Presentation Competition

Type: Panel
Sponsor Groups: Animal Geography Specialty Group
Organizers: Stephanie Rutherford
Chairs: Stephanie Rutherford

Call for Submissions

AnGSG is pleased to announce its 2020 graduate student presentation competition. We invite submissions from graduate students that (1) are based on original empirical or theoretical research in the field of animal geography and (2) engage directly with the animal geographic literature.

Eligibility: Applicants must give a 10-minute presentation in this panel session. Students must be a current member of the Animal Geography Specialty Group.

Award: The winning panelist will be awarded $100. The award will be announced following the AAG meeting. AnGSG reserves the right not to offer an award if the presentations are not of appropriate quality.

Judging: Presentations will be ranked by a panel of judges based on:
Scholarship: Contribution to advancement of animal geography, engagement with literature, appropriateness of methodological approach, substance of findings, relation of findings to objectives and conclusions.
Presentation quality: Organization, clarity, time management, visuals (if applicable), speech, and responses to audience questions.

How to apply: Submit your title and a brief abstract to Stephanie Rutherford, AnGSG Chair at Please include "AnGSG Grad Presentation Competition" in the email title. Submissions must be received by November 1st, 2019. Of these submissions, five will be selected for the panel.



Type Details Minutes
Discussant Stephanie Rutherford Trent University 5
Panelist Jeff Martin University of California - Berkeley 12
Panelist Mollie Holmberg University of British Columbia 12
Panelist Jacquelyn Johnston Florida International University 12
Panelist Courtney Berne Geography and Urban Studies Department Temple University 12
Panelist Robert Anderson University of Washington 12

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