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Kavita Pandit recognized by geography associations

Kavita Pandit, associate provost for international education and a professor of geography, was recognized by regional and national geography associations. She received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, at its annual meeting in November.

The award, SEDAAG’s highest honor, recognizes geographers who possess an extensive record of research and publication in scholarly journals and books as well as a record of excellence in teaching and advising, a record of service contributions to the individual’s educational institution and a record of support to the geography profession.

Pandit also was selected to receive one of the highest honors from the Association of American Geographers: the Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors.

Presented annually, this national award recognizes outstanding accomplishments by members in service to the discipline. It will be presented to Pandit at the AAG national meeting in San Francisco in March.

The AAG is the leading North American scientific and educational society committed to the advancement of geography as a discipline. Founded in 1904, it now has more than 10,000 members. SEDAAG is one of the nine regional divisions of the AAG.