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Gordon G. McMahon
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Gordon G McMahon, Professor of Education, retired from active faculty status as of May 31, 1980. He joined The University of Michigan faculty as a professor in 1972.

Dr. McMahon received the B.S. in Education from Ohio State University in 1939, the Master's in Education from Kent State University in 1955, and the Ed.D. from Western Reserve University in 1963.

From 1939 to 1955, Dr. McMahon held a variety of positions in the area of vocational education. During 1955-56, he was an assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati. From 1956 to 1963 he was an assistant professor and then associate professor at Kent State University and at Colorado State University. In 1965, he became Professor and Head, Department of Vocational Technical Education at the State University of New York, College at Oswego, positions which he held until coming to The University of Michigan in 1972.

Dr. McMahon's primary area of expertise is vocational education. Prior to the start of his career in higher education, he served as a high school industrial arts teacher for four years and as the coordinator and then director of the vocational education department in an adult night school.

While at the School of Education, Dr. McMahon worked extensively with the Leadership Development Program in Administration of Vocational and Technical Education. His work with both undergraduate and graduate students in the Occupational Education Program earned him a reputation as an excellent teacher and counselor.

In view of his many accomplishments, the Regents now salute this distinguished educator by naming him Professor Emeritus of Education.