Welcome to the Middle States Division of the Association of American Geographers Website! The Middle States Division is a regional subdivision of the Association of American Geographers representing members and geography departments in Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. The MDSAAG exists to advance investigations in geography and to encourage the application of geographic findings in education, government, and business.  The Division supports these objectives by organizing an annual academic conference (held in the Fall); distributing an electronic newsletter; publishing an annual peer-reviewed journal (Middle States Geographer) and supporting student paper and poster awards and a World Geography Bowl competition.

We invite you will join us at the 2014 Annual Meeting to be hosted by York College of Pennsylvania, in York, PA. The meeting will be held October 24-25 at the historic Yorktowne Hotel and consist of two days of paper and poster sessions for both faculty and students. The program and additional information about the meeting can be found on the Annual Meetings Tab on this site or in our Summer 2014 Newsletter.  Select papers from our Annual Meetings are published in our refereed journal, the Middle States GeographerThere are also prizes for the best student papers and poster presented at the Conference. Students are also encouraged to enter the world geography bowl competition. See you in York!