Spring 2023 URCA Application Closed; Position Filled!

Check back for more information about available URCA positions for Fall 2023, as we are hopeful to continue this project and will need more interested undergraduate students to apply! In the mean time, please contact me if you are interested in getting involved with research. Read more...

CHECK IT OUT: Now Accepting Spring 2023 URCA Research Assistant Applicants!

SIUE Spring 2023 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Research Position(s) Available. Apply to get hands-on field research experience! Read this post for more details, or click here to apply (scroll down to find 'Geography' then click 'Apply Now!' in the row for 'Shannon McCarragher'): https://www.siue.edu/urca/assistantapplicationpage.shtml

Fall 2022 URCA Positions Filled!

I am happy to announce that the McCarragher Biogeography Research Group has two URCA Research Assistants working on the Urban Greenways research project with me this coming Fall 2022. They will be assisting with the collection of usage data along the Delyte W. Morris trail running through the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville campus, as well … Continue reading Fall 2022 URCA Positions Filled!

Awarded NSF-REU Collaborative Site!

The National Science Foundation has awarded our NSF-REU Collaborative Site: The Socio-Ecological Role of Greenways in Urban Systems - An Interdisciplinary Approach (Awards: SMA- 2149909 and 2150093). PIs: Dr. Shannon McCarragher (SIUE) and Dr. DeAnna E. Beasley (UTC)Co-PIs: Dr. James Hanlon (SIUE) and Dr. Chris Acuff (UTC) This is an innovative, three-year REU program hosted … Continue reading Awarded NSF-REU Collaborative Site!