Dr. Greg Spicer

Associate Professor; Director of Speech and Debate

Department of Culture, Media, and Performance


Dr. Spicer is an associate professor and director of the University's Speech and Debate Team.  He teaches classes in Rhetoric and Media Studies and is interested in Visual Rhetoric -- particularly how forms of visual culture reflect ideological and political committements.  He is currently working on scholarship on the visual landscape fascism and its preoccupation with highly sexualized and militant images.  He served as department chairperson for eight years, from 2009-2017.

Research Interests

  • Rhetoric and Visual Culture
  • Fascist Rhetoric
  • Media and Society
  • Discourses of Gender and Sexuality
  • Discourse and Ideology
  • B.S.: Clarion University
  • M.S.: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  • Ph.D.: University of Pittsburgh

Email: spicer@calu.edu

Phone: 724-938-4118

Office: Morgan Hall Room 250