4 Dec

Jessica Stern I Am Geo

I am Geography I first came to love geography when I was about 10 years old. I took classes at the local community college during the summer that taught me about the cultures and diversity around the world. I can remember being...
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4 Dec

Brian Monheiser I Am Geo

I am Geography I’ve unknowingly been in love with geography and the “where” since I was a little boy. I’ve always had a good sense of direction, and my aptitude for spatial thinking, spatial recognition, and spatial awareness is something that...
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29 Nov

Janine Yoong I Am Geo

I am Geography My sisters went off to boarding school in Singapore when I was small, and my father drove us up and down the Kuala Lumpur – Singapore route so often that he kept a map in his head....
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19 Nov

Jordan Cissell I Am Geo

I am Geography Maps have always fascinated me, but growing up I never realized that geography was something that someone could do. But when I took Professor Mary Pitts’s Earth Surface Processes course during my junior year at the University...
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19 Nov

Thomas Gallinar I Am Geo

I am Geography My relationship with Geography began in kindergarten. I remember having a map in my classroom that I would obsess over with my best friend every day. The next year in first grade, I got my first atlas....
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14 Nov

Liz Lyon I Am Geo

I am Geography For me, geography started with me sitting in the front seat of our family’s bubble gum pink VW bug thumbing through the atlas. Or maybe when my mom would pick my brother and I up from school...
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18 Sep

Shane Smith I Am Geo

I am Geography It seems that everything I do somehow involves geography. As a Rotarian, I am one of more than 1.2 million Rotarians from over 200 countries and geographical areas in every part of the world. Our work impacts...
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14 Sep

Allison Hunt I Am Geo

I am Geography For the past fifteen years I have taught at the high school level. My favorite class to teach is Advanced Placement Human Geography, which I have taught since 2003. The APHG community is an amazing group of...
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14 Sep

Jon Marino I Am Geo

I am Geography I am not a geographer by training. But in every place I’ve worked, from the Chicago Public Schools to the Refugee Law Project in Kampala, Uganda, I’ve learned that having an understanding of geography is vital. As...
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14 Sep

Jen Marcus I Am Geo

I am Geography I fell in love with geography in my early days as an undergraduate as it became clear to me that everything on Earth is interrelated. Geography centers around the human scale of that connectedness which was fascinating to...
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