Announcement Date: January 19, 2001
The Samuel Finley Breese Morse Medal was awarded to Douglas R. McManis. Dr. McManis edited the Geographical Review for nearly 20 years and fiercely upheldstandards that have made the Geographical Review a premier geographical publication.
Wilbur Zelinsky received the Cullum Geographical Medal. The Cullum Geographical Medal awards those “who distinguish themselves by geographical discoveries or in the advancement of geographical science.” Zelinsky was described by Councilors of the AGSas “an authentic and original voice in American cultural geography.”