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College of Information and Communications

Mass Communication

Matthew Alan Stilwell


A.A., General Studies, Seminole State College of Florida
B.A., Communication, Lee University (TN)
M.A., Communication, Auburn University (AL)
Ph.D., Mass Communication, University of South Carolina


Matthew Stilwell is currently an Instructor at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, South Carolina. As a former NCAA basketball coach, he uses his previous experience to help guide his research and teaching in the classroom. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Abby and daughter Emory, and rooting for his favorite sport teams.


Stilwell has presented at numerous conferences, including Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), College Sport Research Institute, International Association for Communication and Sport, and Southern States Communication Association. 

Research Interests

sport communication; how sport teams/coaches communicate with fans and media; community college athletics; higher education

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