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Instructor of Business Communication


  • Ed.D. - Higher Education Leadership & Administration
  • SCCT – Community College Teaching & Administration
  • MBA - Finance and Banking
  • MSISeC - Information Systems and e-Commerce
  • MA - Communication Studies
  • BS - Management
  • Teaching Diploma - Mathematics and Science

Teaching Specialties

  • Communication Studies
  • Oral Communication
  • Business Communication
  • Instructional Design and Interactive Educational Technology
  • Sales & Retail Management
  • Organization Behavior and Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Service Management
  • Personal Development

Research Interests

  • Course and Instructional Design
  • School Violence
  • Service Management
  • Acculturation of International Students
  • Human Communication
  • Gender Equity


H. Steve Leslie, a Jamaican native, is an Instructor of Business Communication at Arkansas State University and the former Interim Director of the A-State Faculty Center. His professional background is in education, banking and financial systems, sales and service management, and as an integrator, trainer and financial analyst. Since 2007, he has been teaching various courses to undergraduates at Arkansas State University.

Dr. Leslie has a teaching diploma in Math and Science, M.B.A. in Finance and Banking, MA in Communication Studies, MS in Information Systems and E-Commerce, Specialist in Education and an Ed.D in Educational Leadership and Higher Education Administration, with special focus on gender equity in colleges of business in Finland, Jamaica and the United States.