Professor Matathias has been teaching at Keene State College since 1997, in both the Environmental Studies and Music Departments. She specializes in teaching courses on Food, Health and the Environment, which explores how diet, food production and farming affects both human and environmental health, and Rethinking Energy, which explores our current energy use and resulting problems, and how to move towards a sustainable energy future. Before moving to Vermont in 1992, Professor Matathias worked as a naturalist and outdoor educator on both the East and West coasts, taught science and environmental studies classes for eleven years in the New York City Public Schools, and taught graduate Environmental Studies courses at The City College of New York.
M.A. Environmental Studies, 1988, City College of New York
B.A. Environmental Studies (Natural History), 1981, Univ of California, Santa Cruz