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Christian Spielvogel

Christian Spielvogel

Associate Teaching Professor

Research Associate, Center for Democratic Deliberation

227A Sparks Building
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-6260

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2003
  2. M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1998
  3. B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1992


Christian's research has appeared in international journals in the fields of digital media, gaming, and learning, rhetoric, and American history, while his recent book, Interpreting Sacred Ground:  The Rhetoric of National Civil War Parks and Battlefields (U of Alabama Press, 2013), examines the public memory of the Civil War. Christian's research projects in the areas of rhetoric, Digital Humanities, and technology-based innovation hav e been funded by a variety of foundations and agencies, including the National Endowment for the Humanities, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, the Kauffman Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Institute of Education Sciences.

Areas of Research and Practice:

  • Digital Humanities Pedagogy
  • Rhetorical and Media Criticism
  • Public Memory of War
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Liberal Arts