Adrienne Mathews

Professor - Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology and IDH

  • Graduated from both Valencia Community College and University of Central Florida. Hold an M.A. in Political Science. Currently working on Ph.D. in Sociology

  • Classes I teach: U.S. Government, International Politics, State and Local Government, IDH III and IV, Introduction to Anthropology, and Government and the Media.

  • Adviser to West Campus Model United Nations (ask me how you can get involved!

  • In my spare time I enjoy elections, spending time with friends and family, Liverpool FC, my three cats, reading, the Orlando Magic, City, and Pride, traveling, justice, The Tudors, coffee, Model UN, NPR, sweater weather, Lifetime Movie Channel, getting new books in the mail, and time off in the summer.

  • In my classes, you should find you have all the tools you need to succeed. I do my best to prepare students for exams, which are a major component of your class grade. You can expect a mix of instruction including, but not limited to, lecture, class discussion and group work.

  • Students are expected to come to class prepared by completing homework or study guides, reading the book, and bringing a desire to work hard. Students will find this class to be challenging, but the hard work will bring a greater satisfaction to your accomplishments.



  • Contact

    West Campus
    11-103A
    407-582-1008
    amathews1@valenciacollege.edu

    Hours

    SUMMER 2020 OFFICE HOURS:

  • MONDAY - THURSDAY 9AM - 2PM
  • FRIDAY 9AM - 11AM

  • FOR VIRTUAL HOURS YOU CAN EMAIL, FACETIME, OR CALL ME. MY FACETIME EMAIL ADDRESS IS MY VALENCIA EMAIL.

    REQUIRED BOOKS FOR 2020:

  • INR 2002(H) INTERNATIONAL POLITICS - ESSENTIALS OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, EIGHTH EDITION, MINGST

  • POS 2112(H) STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT - GOVERNING STATES AND LOCALITIES, SMITH AND GREENBLATT, SEVENTH EDITION

  • POS 2041(H) - WE THE PEOPLE, GINSBERG AND LOWI, TWELFTH ESSENTIALS EDITION

  • ANT 2000 - THE ESSENCE OF ANTHROPOLOGY, HAVILAND, FOURTH EDITION.