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Sarah Mathews

Title: Assistant Professor

Office: ZEB 258A

Phone: 305-348-3223


Specialty: Social Studies Education

Department(s): Teaching and Learning

Sarah Mathews has been teaching social studies and education courses for over 14 years. Her Bachelors and Masters degrees are in Social Studies Education and her Doctoral degree was in Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Mathews has taught or engaged in educational research in Egypt, Kenya, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Uganda, and Venezuela. She currently serves as the leader of the Social Studies Education Program.

Research Areas

Global Citizenship Education, Pedagogies to develop Perspective Consciousness and Intercultural Competence, Emergent Methods in Qualitative Research, Digital Participatory Research


MSC&I Jamaica, FIU College of Education Faculty Member of the Year Award (2011-2015), Kipchoge Kirkland Social Justice Award (2006)