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Charles Lesh

Charles Lesh

Associate Professor


Charles Lesh

Contact Me

9094 Haley Center

Office Hours

Tuesday, Thursday 11:00 am–1:00 pm or by appointment


PhD, Northeastern University

About Me

Charles Lesh received his PhD in rhetoric and composition from Northeastern University in 2016. His research and teaching interests include public and community writing, critical spatial theory, genre, and ethnography. He is currently at work on a book project that ethnographically explores the ways graffiti writers in Boston make and unmake a variety of spaces throughout the city. His work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in College English, Community Literacy Journal, and Composition Studies.

Research Interests

spatial rhetorics; public and community writing; research methodologies; rhetorical genre studies; rhetoric and composition