Preston E. James Eminent Latin Americanist Career Award

Given in recognition of a life-time achievement towards the understanding of the geography of Latin America. Recipients will have strong career-long research contributions that build on the solid foundations of academic Latin American geography, or that have impacts beyond academia in the forms of policy implications and/or education to a broader audience.

2017 Linda Newson
2015 Billy Lee Turner
2013 Pedro P. Geiger
2011 Hilgard O'Reilly Sternberg
2007 Robert Kent
2003 Gary Elbow
2001 William V. Davidson
1999 David A. Preston
1997 Clarissa T. Kimber
1995 Cesar Caviedes
1993 Daniel W. Gade
1991 David J. Robinson
1989 Dan Stanislawski
1987 Raymond E. Crist
1985 Oscar Horst
1983 William M. Denevan
1977 Preston E. James

2016 Dan Arreola
2014 William Doolittle
2012 Roberto Lobato Corrêa
2010 Marie Price
2008 Lydia Pulsipher
2006 Horacio Capel Saez
2002 Karl W. Butzer
2000 Bernard Q. Nietschmann
1998 Carl Johannessen
1996 Gerhard Sandner
1994 Joshua C. Dickinson
1992 Angel Bassols Batalla
1990 Clarence W. Minkel
1986 Clarence F. Jones
1984 Paul Yves-Denis
1982 John C. Augelli
1980 Robert C. West
1978 James J. Parsons