The Professional Geographer

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The Professional Geographer  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Prof. Geogr.
Discipline Geography
Language English
Edited by Barney Warf
Publication details
Routledge on behalf of the Association of American Geographers (United States)
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0033-0124 (print)
1467-9272 (web)
LCCN 52048680
OCLC no. 311148488

The Professional Geographer is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal publishing short articles on all aspects of geography. The journal is published by Taylor and Francis on behalf of the American Association of Geographers. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 1.407, ranking it 29th out of 77 journals in the category "Geography".[1]

Every year, the journal publishes a special section with papers that were finalists for the J. Warren Nystrom Award, given to the best paper based upon a recent dissertation in geography. [2]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Geography". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 
  2. ^ "J. Warren Nystrom Award."AAG. Accessed April 4, 2017.

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