Jason Dittmer is Professor of Political Geography at University College London. In 2006 Jason won the Stanley D. Brunn Young Scholar Award, in honor of contributions that have generated new interest and opened up new areas of inquiry for political geographic research, for his research on Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero: Metaphors, Narratives, and Geopolitics. In 2011 Jason won the Richard Morrill Public Outreach Award, for an individual who has used her or his political geographic expertise to affect change (in public thought or public policy) beyond the academy, for his textbook of popular geopolitics, 'Popular Culture, Geopolitics, and Identity'. Jason is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) and a member of the Association of American Geographers.
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