Dr. Joe Darden awarded the 2019 AAG Lifetime Achievement Honor

December 7, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Joe Darden who has received the 2019 American Association of Geographers (AAG) Lifetime Achievement Honor.  Darden is a faculty member in the department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences, within the College of Social Science at Michigan State University.

Darden, a former Fulbright Scholar, has extensive research surrounding urban social geography, residential segregation, immigration and socioeconomic neighborhood inequality in multi-racial societies.  He has authored many journals and books, including The State of Black Michigan, 1967-2007, and Detroit that received 2014 Michigan Notable Book Award, and Historical Society of Michigan State History Award.

Darden is also the recipient of MSU’s Distinguished Faculty Award (1984), the Ethnic Geography Specialty Group’s Distinguished Scholar Award (2006), the AAG Enhancing Diversity Award (2006), and the Distinguished Ethnic Geography Career Award (2015). In 2018 he was elected to the inaugural cohort of AAG Fellows.

Read more here.