Steve Leonard

Director - Master of Science in Organizational Leadership, Lecturer
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall, 1030L
University of Kansas


Academic Area



Non-Resident Fellow, the Modern War Institute at West Point

Recurring Contributor, Atlantic Council Art of Future Warfare Project


  • Leadership and leader development
  • National security planning
  • Strategic planning and implementation
  • Strategic communication


  • M.A. in Operational Planning, U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies
  • M.S. in Systems Management, Murray State University
  • B.S. in Engineering, University of Idaho

Selected Publications

The school and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Our Finance Scholars travel to Wall Street every year
Students in Applied Portfolio Management class manage a fund valued at $1 million
Business students get hands-on experience valuing and analyzing investments
Top 20 undergraduate accounting program —Bloomberg Businessweek
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
KU Today