Phone: (412) 896-7810


Degrees and Certifications:

PhD in Rhetoric, Duquesne University Masters of Science Degree in Library and Information Science, University of Pittsburgh Bachelors of Arts Degree in Journalism/Communications and Secondary Education, Point Park University

Dr. Spiegel

Course Syllabi

AP Seminar

AP English 11

Honors English 11

English 11

Club Sponsor

Student Government Association

Published and Presented Papers

Spiegel J (2021). Prensky Revisited: Is the term "digital native" still applicable to Today's Learner? English Leadership Quarterly 44(2): 12–15.

Spiegel, J. (2019). The Postman Always Rings Twice: Neil Postman's Views on Education are Relevant Again in the 21st Century Classroom (Doctoral dissertation, Duquesne University). Retrieved from

Spiegel, J. (2024, March 23) Tools of Our Tools: A Transcendentalist's View of Social Media Content Creation. Eastern Communications Association Conference 2024:Currents, Cambridge, MA, United States.

Coming Soon

June 2024 - Critical Questions in Education - "Considering the Possible Relationship Between Personalized Learning and Service Learning: A Historical and Pragmatic Perspective" - co-authored with Joshua Clements (Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Tifton, Georgia)

Publication Date TBD - Vonnegut, Rhetoric, and Technology - working chapter title "Vonnegut and the Rhetoric of Time"