ACT! for America

Space Coast Chapter


County Commissioner's Meeting Room

2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way

Building "C" - 1st Floor

Viera, Florida 32940


August 13, 2013

6:15pm to 9:00 pm

- Our Guest Speaker -

Dr. Jonathan Matusitz  

Associate Professor in the

Nicholson School of Communication

at the

University of Central Florida

"The Islamic Threat

to America”

 Islam in America:

     Why Should Americans Wake Up?

     Islam: Not a Religion of Peace

     Islamic Threat to America – At the Local Level

     Islamic Threat to America – At the Academic Level

     Islamic Threat to America – At the Political Level

Dangerous Decisions Made by Americans

Solutions to Stop the Islamic Threat to America


Dr. Matusitz' Biography

Dr. Jonathan Matusitz (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2006) is currently a tenured associate professor in the Nicholson School of Communication at the University of Central Florida (UCF). He studies globalization, culture, terrorism and health communication. On top of having 95 academic publications and over 100 conference presentations, he taught at a NATO-affiliated military base in Belgium in 2010. Originally from Belgium himself, he moved to the United States in 2000. In 2012, he was honored with a prestigious teaching award by the College of Sciences at UCF.

In 2011, Dr. Matusitz’s research was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court. His most recent book, Terrorism & Communication: A Critical Introduction, was published in 2012 by SAGE. His research methodologies include qualitative interviewing, content analysis, semiotics and theoretical analysis.

Dr. Matusitz has taught the following courses at UCF:

     Terrorism and Communication (COM 4416)

     Intercultural Communication (COM 4461)

     Conflict Management (COM 4462)

     Group Dynamics (SPC 4426)

     Nonverbal Communication (SPC 4331)

     Organizational Communication (COM 3120)

     Communication and Human Relations (COM 3011)

     Communication Research Methods (COM 3311)

     Health Communication (COM 6025)

     Honors Fundamentals of Oral Communication (SPC 1600).