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Marquette history professor honored with university’s highest teaching award

Dr. Timothy McMahon joined the Department of History in the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences as a visiting assistant professor in 2001.

By - Jul 7th, 2017 01:20 pm
Tim McMahon. Photo courtesy of Marquette University.

Tim McMahon. Photo courtesy of Marquette University.

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Timothy McMahon, associate professor of history at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Gettel Teaching Excellence Award.

McMahon joined the Department of History in the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences as a visiting assistant professor in 2001. He has since taught more than a dozen different undergraduate and graduate classes, supervised three completed dissertations, served on nine dissertation committees and supervised eight Master of Arts essays.

“He has been one of the most effective and popular teachers in the department throughout those nearly 16 years,” said Dr. James Marten, chair of the Department of History.

He has received a Faculty Star Teaching Award from the National Residence Hall Honorary Society and the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences’ Excellence in Faculty Advising Award.

Teaching Excellence Awards are the highest honor bestowed upon Marquette University faculty members. Recipients are nominated by their colleagues and students for demonstrating excellence as teacher-scholars.

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