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Leslie Reynard

Leslie Reynard

Leslie J. Reynard, Ph.D., is an independent scholar, consultant and managing director of the Kansas-based Center for Applied Communication Research, conducting strategic interdisciplinary research reporting on such issues of public interest as access to justice, workplace well-being and institutional accountability. Previously, she served on the faculties of Indiana University, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Washburn University and the University of Kansas. Dr. Reynard has published and presented in the areas of political communication, reputation management, conflict negotiation and higher education assessment. She invites comments at [email protected]

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On the side of a barn, both tribute and hope for the future | Opinion

By: - October 22, 2021

Our century-old pink barn sits in an unfortunate trajectory on a treacherous curve on Old U.S. 59 Highway in rural Douglas County, Kansas. More than once, an over-served driver has topped the hill and launched their vehicle through the south side of the building. Whenever this happened my husband, Joe Skeeba, had to rebuild a […]