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French language educator

Joseph Henry McMahon, French language educator. Fulbright fellow, 1952; Morse fellow, 1966; Guggenheim fellow, 1972. Member scholarship committee Heublein Foundation, Farmington, Connecticut, 1968-1985. Served with United States Army, 1955-1957. Member American Association of University Professors, Connecticut Academy Arts and Science, American Association Teachers French Clubs: Twilight Park.

Background

McMahon, Joseph Henry was born on October 21, 1930 in New York City. Son of Thomas A. and Catharine Loretto (Freeman) McMahon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Manhattan College, 1952; Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1959; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1960; Master of Arts ad eundem gradum, Wesleyan University, 1973.

Career

From instructor to associate professor, Yale University, New Haven, 1960-1968; dean, Pierson College, Yale University, New Haven, 1963-1966; editor Yale French Studies, Yale University, New Haven, 1963-1968; associate professor, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1968-1973; professor, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1973-1982; Hollis professor.French, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1982-1987; dean of college, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1968-1969.

Membership

Member scholarship committee Heublein Foundation, Farmington, Connecticut, 1968-1985. Served with United States Army, 1955-1957. Member American Association of University Professors, Connecticut Academy Arts and Science, American Association Teachers French Clubs: Twilight Park.

Connections

father:
Thomas A. McMahon

mother:
Catharine Loretto (Freeman) McMahon