Matthew R. Sharp

Associate Professor of Communication and Program Coordinator for the B.S. in Communication
Humanities and Communication Department
Daytona College of Arts & Sciences
Daytona Beach campus


With a background in professional writing, public relations, web development, fundraising, and enrollment management, Dr. Sharp focuses his teaching on how the written word is used to accomplish individual or organizational goals. His research analyzes organizational activity systems and their mediating technologies from both cultural and rhetorical studies perspectives.


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Rhetoric and Writing, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in Professional/Technical Writing, University of Arkansas System (AR) : Little Rock
  • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University of Arkansas System (AR) : Little Rock

  • COM 222: Business Communication
  • HU 143: Introduction to Rhetoric

  • COM 122 - English Composition
  • HU 143 - Introduction to Rhetoric
  • COM 221 - Technical Report Writing
  • COM 222 - Business Communication
  • COM 225 - Science & Technology Communication
  • COM 320 - Mass Communication Law & Ethics