Kate Coddington Honored by the American Association of Geographers

Kate Coddington, an assistant professor of geography and planning at the University at Albany of the State University of New York System, received the 2020 Virginie Mamadouh Outstanding Research Award from the Political Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers.

The award is given to the author(s) of a journal article or book chapter published in the previous three calendar years that makes an innovative, original contribution to the conceptual and/or methodological embrace of political geography. Dr. Codding was honored for her paper, “The Slow Violence of Life Without Cash: Borders, State Restrictions, and Exclusion in the U.K. and Australia.”

Dr. Coddingtpn’s research focuses on approaches to public policy dealing with migrants and postcolonial governance that influence processes of bordering and citizenship. She joined the faculty at the University at Albany in 2018 after teaching at Durham University in England.

Dr. Coddington is a graduate of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in geography from Syracuse University in New York.

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