Associate Professor of Communication
Humanities and Communication Department
Daytona College of Arts & Sciences
Daytona Beach campus

Office Hours

Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 - 9:30 AM,12:30-1:30 PM and by appointment

Areas of Expertise

Rhetoric and Public Address

Political Communication

Aviation Communication and Single Pilot Jet Operations



  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Studies, University of Nebraska System : Lincoln

  • COM 219: Speech

  • Political Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Rhetorical Theory and Criticism
  • Persuasion
  • Public Speaking
  • Organizational Communication
  • Gender Communication

Friedman, R., McNabb, N., & McCauliff, K. (2017). Listening to Women on the Right: Communication Strategies of Today's Female Republican Politicians. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Books.

Durham, W. & Friedman, R. (2016). Smoke Signals: Communicating and Negotiating Face within Friend Groups in Public Contexts. The Florida Communication Journal.

Friedman, R. & McNabb, N. (2014). The lifestyle of the  ‘urban tribe’: A critical analysis of masternarratives, counterstories, and resistance on Will & Grace and Friends. The Florida Communication Journal.

Friedman, R. & Lee, R. (2013). The Style and Rhetoric of Elizabeth Dole: Public Persona and Political Discourse. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

McNabb, N. & Friedman, R. (2013). Meghan McCain is GOP Proud: A rhetorical analysis of the political discourse surrounding feminist leadership in the Republican Party. In Political Women: Language and Leadership edited by Michelle Lockhard and Kathleen Mullick. Lexington Books.  

                                                                                        
Friedman, R. & McNabb, N. (2012). Beyond the Lyrics: An Examination of Race and Culture. Lynchburg, VA: Liberty University Press.

Friedman, R. & Gutgold, N. (2012).  Two Women for President: The Importance of the Announcement Speech on the Campaign. Advancing Women in Leadership, 32. 1-29.

Friedman, R. & Jones, A. (2011). Corsets, Headpieces, and Tape: An Ethnography of  Gendered Performance. The Cross-Cultural Communication Journal, 7(2), 82-91.

McNabb, N. & Friedman, R. (2009). Re-Learning American History:  Understanding the Assumptions Underlying Intercultural Communication. Communication Teacher, 23, 32-36.


Editor, Contrails Magazine, Air Journey Publications: http://www.airjourney.com/ and contrailsmag.com

Reader for Intercultural Communication Division and Rhetorical Criticism Division, CSCA


Eagle Flying Club

Central States Communication Association

NCAA - Faculty Athletic Representative, Division II, Sunshine State Conference