Matthew Mancino

Teaching Lecturer, Communication and Media Studies, School of Business


BA, Roberts Wesleyan College
MA, Duquesne University


Matthew P. Mancino successfully defended his dissertation, “The Dialectics of Cyberspace: Communication Ethics as First Response to Cyber attacks,” in February 2019 from Duquesne University and received his M.A. in Rhetoric and Philosophy of Communication from Duquesne University in 2015. His research interests include Kenneth Burke studies, the philosophy of technology, and corporate communication.

Mancino serves the field as the Communications Director for the Communication Ethics Division of the National Communication Association and as the Editorial Assistant for JACA Journal of the Association for Communication Administration.

Selected Publications  

Mancino, Matthew P. “Cybersecurity Otherwise: Seeking Communicative Insights.” Pennsylvania Communication Annual, 72.2 (Dec2016): 34-58.

Thames, Richard H. and Matthew P. Mancino, “Thomas Hobbes: Individualism, the Polis, and the Social Contract Re-Visited,” In An Encyclopedia of Communication Ethics, Eds. Ronald C. Arnett, Annette M. Holba, and Susan Mancino. New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2018: 228-232.

Awards and Recognition

2019 Eastern Communication Association Committee of Scholars 
2015 National Communication Association Kenneth Burke Society Top Student Paper 
2015 Pennsylvania Communication Association Winner of Graduate Writing Competition

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