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UDaily: Association of American Geographers president to deliver invited lecture

UDaily: Association of American Geographers president to deliver invited lecture

Sarah Witham Bednarz, president of the Association of American Geographers, will deliver an invited lecture at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 12, in 116 Gore Hall on the University of Delaware campus in Newark. The lecture, titled “Thinking Geographically,” is free and open to the public.

Bednarz is a professor of geography at Texas A&M University. She served as associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Geosciences from 2008 to 2014. Her research interests center on the intersection of teaching and learning geospatial technologies and spatial and geographic thinking for a range of educational levels.

Bednarz was principal investigator on two major curriculum and educational research projects, Mission Geography (NASA) and Advancing Geospatial Skills in Geography and Spatial Sciences (AGSSS).