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Matthew Hayden, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education

Contact Information

Phone: 515-271-3040
Mailing Address:
    2507 University Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50311


B.A., M.A., University of St. Thomas; M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Teachers College-Columbia University

Teaching, Research & Areas of Expertise

Ethics, moral philosophy, moral psychology, philosophy of education, sociology of education, educational psychology, cosmopolitan education, international education, politics of education, educational policy, ethics of testing and assessment, morality of schooling, influence of educational philosophies on teaching.

Courses Taught

Doctoral Seminar in Foundations in Education; Honors Paths To Knowledge–Global Citizenship; Secondary Special Methods in Social Studies; Educational Psychology; Foundations in Education; Learning and Assessment; Methods of Teaching in Secondary Schools; Freshman Year Seminar–Education, What’s It Good For; Cyprus: Centuries of Globalization, Culture, and Education (J-Term Travel Seminar).

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