PhD, University of Guelph – Family Relations & Applied Nutrition, 2006
MSc, University of Guelph – Family Relations & Applied Nutrition, 2002
BSc (Hons), Brescia College, Western University – Human Ecology (Foods & Nutrition),
Djalilvand, A., Seabrook, J. A., Dworatzek, P. D. N., Matthews, J. I. (2020). Participating in faculty-supervised extracurricular experiential learning
activities contributes to dietetic competency development. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 81(1):37-43. https://doi.org/10.3148/cjdpr-2019-024
Kennedy, L., Kichler, E., Seabrook, J., Matthews, J., Dworatzek, P. D. N. (2019). Validity and reliability of a Food Skills Questionnaire
(FSQ). Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior,51:857-864. doi:10.1016/j.jneb.2019.02.003
Seabrook, J. A., Dworatzek, P. D. N., Matthews, J. I. (2019). Predictors of food skills in university students. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 80:205-208. doi:10.3148/cjdpr-2019-11.
Wilson, C. K., Matthews, J. I., Seabrook, J. A., & Dworatzek, P. D. N. (2017). Self-reported food skills
of university students. Appetite, 108, 270-276. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2016.10.011.
Matthews, J., Doerr, L., & Dworatzek, P. D. N. (2016). University students intend
to eat better, but lack coping self-efficacy and knowledge of dietary recommendations. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48(1):12-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2015.08.005
Ridgeway, N., & Matthews, J. (2015). Campus gardens: Food production or sense of place? Canadian Food Studies, 2(1):99-118. doi:10.15353/cfs-rcea.v2i1.23
Morris, D., & Matthews, J. (2014). Communication, respect, and leadership: Interprofessional collaboration
in hospitals of rural Ontario. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 75(4), 173-179. doi:10.3148/cjdpr-2014-020.
Matthews, J., Zok, A., Quenneville, E., & Dworatzek, P. D. N. (2014). Development and implementation
of FRESH – A post-secondary nutrition education program incorporating population strategies,
experiential learning, and intersectoral partnerships. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 105(4), e306-e311.
Matthews, J., Dworatzek, P., Seabrook, J. (2017, February). Food and nutrition education matters.
[Invited Guest Lecture]. Canadian Symposium XIV. London, ON.
Matthews, J. I., Dworatzek, P. D. (2016). Food and nutrition education: From program to policy
level. [Invited Presentation]. Sparking Population Health Solutions Summit, Canadian
Institutes of Health Promotion - Institute of Population and Public Health (CIHR-IPPH),
Matthews, J., Zok, A., Dworatzek, P. (2014, Aug). Peer education and Sustainable Development
Goals: The FRESH program. United Nations DPI/NGO Conference, United Nations Headquarters,
New York, NY.
Matthews, J., Zok, A., and Dworatzek, P.D.N. (2014, July). Foodservice partnership adds value
while improving student health. [Invited presentation]. National Association of College
and University Foodservices (NACUFS). Baltimore, MD.
Dworatzek, P.D.N., Zok, A., & Matthews, J. (2014, June). University food services: Catalysts for change to the food environment.
[Invited presentation]. Dietitians of Canada Annual Conference, Ottawa, ON.
Areas of Teaching
Agriculture and Food Systems
Home Economics / Human Ecology
Food skills and food literacy
Education related to agriculture and food production
Peer nutrition education
Awards and Recognition
2017 Outstanding Reviewer, Health Education, Emerald Publishing, United Kingdom
2017 Campus Collaboration Award, FRESH program, Brescia University College
2016 Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing, Appetite, Elsevier, Amsterdam
2016 Member Recognition Award for Education, Dietitians of Canada
2014 Honorable Mention for Most Innovative Nutrition and Wellness Program, U. S. National Association of College and University Food Services
2011 Dream Maker Award, Scholarships Canada
2010 President’s Distinguished Service Award, Ontario Home Economics Association
2008 Award for Excellence in Teaching, Brescia University College