Dr Mishel McMahonLecturer - Social Work, Shepparton, Social Work LTRHS
Mishel McMahon is a proud Yorta Yorta woman, she grew up in a large rural family. Mishel has four adult children, and now three grandchildren. Completed her undergraduate degree of Bachelor of Human Services and Honours in Social Work in 2012 at La Trobe. Mishel has worked at Mildura Aboriginal Co-operative, Bendigo & District Aboriginal Co-operative BDAC, Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation and as Indigenous Academic Enrichment Advisor at La Trobe. Mishel began PhD, undertaking research that revealed principles of First Nations childrearing, completing Masterclass in Indigenous Methodologies through QUT. Mishel recently won Premier's Research Awards for Aboriginal Research 2019, Fellowship for Indigenous Leadership 2019 and now works as Social Work lecturer at Shepparton La Trobe, campus. Mishel currently lives in a small town on Yakoa (Campaspe) river.