Charley Silvio

Charley Silvio 

PhD Student in English



MFA in Fiction, McNeese State University, 2011
MA in English Literature, McNeese State University, 2011
BA in English, Louisiana State University, 2008

Areas of Interest

Rhetoric, composition, writing studies, technical communication, business writing, ethics, composition tutoring, digital rhetoric, history of rhetoric, rhetorical theory, and disability studies


Charley Silvio is a PhD student specializing in Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture. His interests are primarily in rhetorical theory, technical communication, and ethics. He has been teaching composition for almost a decade, and he also teaches courses in business writing and composition tutoring. He works with LSU's Communication Across the Curriculum to train communication mentors. His conference presentations include topics on digital rhetoric, disability and the ADA, and workplace culture. Charley is currently working on his dissertation, exploring potential applications of Levinasian ethics for technical communication.

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