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  • APCG Student Paper Awards

The awards committee, under the leadership of Jim Keese, presented the following student paper awards at the 72nd annual meeting held in San Diego, California, in October 2009.

the tom mcknight and joan clemons award for outstanding student paper

John Finn, Arizona State University

“Advertising, Graffiti, and Representations of a Black City”

the president’s award for outstanding paper by a ph.d. student

Tiffany Seeley and Zia Salim, Cal State Fullerton

“The Expat Experience of Saudi Arabia: At Home in the Kingdom?”

the president’s award for outstanding paper by a master’s student

Leandro Romero, University of Hawaii at Manoa

“Adjudicating Modern Water Under Ancient Rules: An Instance of Translation Between Two Laws in Kona, Oahu” [End Page 136]

the president’s award for outstanding paper by an undergraduate student

Nick Burkhart, Arizona State University

“A Photographic Landscape Inventory of Tijuana’s Avenida Revolución”

the committee award in regional geography

Sugato Dutt, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa

“Masked by the Tiger: An Evaluative Study of Rural Livelihoods and Conservation Values in Northeast India”

the harry and shirley bailey award for outstanding paper in physical geography

Cassandra Hansen, University of Nevada, Reno

“The Influence of Large and Small Scale Winter Weather Patterns on a Snowpack’s Diurnal

the president’s award for outstanding student poster presentation

Austen Lee, Ryan Drapp, and Kevin Kelly, University of Southern California

“Mapping the Health Risks for Schools in Los Angeles County”

The Association congratulates each of these recipients and applauds their fine efforts. [End Page 137]



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