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About Matthew R. Sharp

I am an Assistant Professor of Communication at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. My research interests revolve around professional/technical communication, organizational identity, structured authoring, visual rhetoric, as well as activity and genre theory. I teach technical and business communication as well as first-year composition.
My professional experience includes writing, editing, and designing paper-based and web documents, as well as program administration in marketing, public relations, development, and enrollment management positions.


Present Assistant Professor of Communication, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Association for Business Communication
  • 2011 C.R. Anderson Research Foundation Grant


2013 Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ‐ Rhetoric & Writing
2007 M.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock ‐ Professional & Technical Writing
2001 B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock ‐ Journalism

Contact Information

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Department of Humanities & Communication
COAS 201.06
600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 226-6662

Articles (3)

Research Works (2)

Contributions to Books (1)

Presentations (7)