Ian Matheson smiling in front of bushes outside

Ian Matheson

Assistant Professor of Special Education

Ian is certified as an elementary school teacher, and has worked as an occasional teacher, as well as an instructor in specialized programs with adolescents who struggle with literacy. He spent a year as a faculty member in Inclusive Education at the University of Regina prior to coming to Queen’s University. He is a member of the Canadian Research Centre for Inclusive Education, as well as an executive member with the Canadian Association for Educational Psychology.

Research Interests

  • Supporting Students with Exceptionalities
  • Inclusive Education
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Motivation
  • Supporting Early Career Teachers

Selected Publications

MacCormack, J., Matheson, I. (2017). Bear with me: Teaming up with parents of students with special needs. Education Canada.

Kutsyuruba, B., & Walker, K. D., Matheson, I., Bosica, J. (2017). Mapping out the early career teachers’ needs: Findings from the pan-Canadian new teacher survey. In B. Kutsyuruba & K. Walker, The bliss and blisters of early-career teaching: A pan-Canadian perspective. Edmonton, AB. Brush Education.

Walker, K., Kutsyuruba, B., Godden, L., & Matheson, I. (2017). What contextual factors affect the early career teachers? In B. Kutsyuruba & K. Walker, The bliss and blisters of early-career teaching: A pan-Canadian perspective. Edmonton, AB. Brush Education.

Kutsyuruba, B., Walker, K., Matheson, I., & Godden, L. (2017). Pan-Canadian document analysis study of teacher induction and mentoring programs and policies. In B. Kutsyuruba & K. Walker, The bliss and blisters of early-career teaching: A pan-Canadian perspective. Edmonton, AB. Brush Education.