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GRCC Geography Field Cap Award

The GRCC Geography Field Cap is awarded to stellar graduates of the program, as well as those that have contributed to the advancement of Geography through fieldwork, exploration, research, teaching, publication or exemplary service. Visiting geographical scientists and distinguished geographers are among those presented with this award.

Previous Recipients

  • Nicole Arce*
  • Anne Bonds, Assistant Professor of Geography and Urban Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Jessie Clark, Assistant Professor of Geography, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Amanda Colegrove*
  • Karen Culcasi, Associate Professor of Geography, West Virginia University
  • Alicia Decker, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies, Penn State University
  • Jennifer Devine, Associate Professor of Geography, Texas State University
  • Jerome Dobson, Professor of Geography, University of Kansas and President, American Geographical Society
  • Maria Fadiman, Associate Professor of Geography, Florida Atlantic University
  • Caroline Faria, Assistant Professor of Geography, University of Texas
  • Courtney Gallaher, Assistant Professor of Geography and Women’s Studies, Northern Illinois University
  • Ben Gerlofs*
  • Lindsey Harris*
  • Megan Hornyak*
  • Niem Huynh, Senior Researcher, Association of American Geographers
  • Marina Islas*
  • Cadey Korson*
  • Nicholas Kristof, Columnist, The New York Times
  • Richard Leakey, Professor of Anthropology, Stony Brook University and Chair, Turkana Basin Institute, Kenya
  • Alyson Mabie*
  • Stacey Murphy*
    Assistant Professor of Geography, University of Delaware
  • Lindsay Naylor,
  • Marie Price, Professor of Geography and International Affairs, George Washington University and Vice-President, American Geographical Society
  • Jonnell Robinson, Assistant Professor of Geography and Director of Community Geography, Syracuse University
  • Lee Schwartz,The Geographer, U.S. Department of State
  • Rebecca Sheehan, Associate Professor of Geography, Oklahoma State University
  • April Shirey*
  • Kate Swanson, Associate Professor of Geography, San Diego State University
  • Brian Woodin*
  • Leon Yacher, Professor of Geography, Southern Connecticut State University and Past President, Gamma Theta Upsilon, The International Geographical Honor Society

*Geography Alumni of Distinction