Graham Mathews

Graham P. Matthews
Associate Professor
Early Childhood Education
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences

Contact Information:
Office Location: 305 C Humphries Hall 
Telephone:  615-963-5627
FAX: 615-963-5033 

 Research Areas:

The Role That a Father’s Absence Has Upon a Pre-School Child’s Behavior in the Classroom; Academic Achievement in Young Children from Single-Parent Families


Refereed journal Articles -2
Books -1
Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures -3

Most Significant Publications:

1. Higher Education and Campus Ministry: Connecting with Students in Schools and Colleges, by James A. Noseworthy & Graham P. Matthews, Nashville, TN:  Cokesbury, 2002.

2. "Children's Bible Stories with Questions", (2nd Edition) Townsend Press: Nashville, TN, 1996

3. "The Rise of Father Absent Families in Rural America: Its implications for the future".  Building Strengths: A Time of Change, Vol. 3, Ed., by Jerry King and Leslie Sydorenko, Arkansas State University, 1989.

4. "Remembering Segregation in Rural Georgia,” Georgia Archives of History and Education. Vol. 3, p.70-77, 1989.


ECFS 1010 – Introduction to Early Childhood
ECFS 3610 – Early Childhood Curriculum
ECFS 3320 – Creative and Expressive Arts for Young Children
ECFS 4000 – Behavior Management and Guidance of Children
ECFS 4600 – Kindergarten Methods and Materials


B A -      Central State University
A. M. -   The University of Michigan
Ph. D. -  The University of Michigan
M.Div. -  Vanderbilt University Divinity School

Date joined staff: 2005

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