Sarah Mathews

Associate Professor; Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning

Office: ZEB 258A

Phone: 305-348-2003


Specialty: Social Studies Education

Sarah Mathews has been teaching social studies and education courses for over 14 years. Her bachelor's and master's 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.


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

Research Areas

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