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Deyerle Program: Voices in the Silence: Using Ground Penetrating Radar to identify unmarked burials in Antebellum African-American graveyards
Dr. R. Shane McGary from James Madison University will discuss his use of Groung Penetrating Radar to identify unmarked burials in Antebellum African-American graveyards. If you have any questions please call the Reference Desk at 540-434-4475 x 122 or email us at reference@mrlib.org.

Oct 28, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. R. Shane McGary
Assistant Professor of Geophysics @Department of Geology and Environmental Science at James Madison University
Dr. R Shane McGary (he/him) is an assistant professor of geophysics in the Department of Geology and Environmental Science at James Madison University. He received his B.S. in Geophysics from Texas A&M University in 2007, and a PhD in Geophysics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in 2013. He is interested in a variety of geophysical research topics, applying electrical, electromagnetic, magnetic, and seismic techniques to investigate cave and karst settings, archaeological sites, and deep Earth structures such as subduction zones and ancient volcanism. In addition, he develops computational models to explore problems in planetary science, and has a deep interest in geoscience education. He was awarded the Goodman Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2020.