Chen Receives Outstanding Service Award

February 25, 2021

Guo ChenCongratulations to Guo Chen on recently receiving an Outstanding Service Award from the American Association of Geographers (AAG) China Geography Specialty Group. This award is presented to individuals who have provided significant services to the China Geography Specialty Group or made important contributions to the advancement of China geography studies. Guo is extremely humbled and honored to have received this prestigious award given to those who have made significant impacts in the community of China Geography. The China Geography Specialty Group was established in 1979 in Philadelphia and has grown into one of the largest region-based SGs. Over a dozen scholars have received this award so far. Prof. Jack Williams (MSU Professor Emeritus of Geography) served as the SG chair 1987-89 and received this award in 2006.