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Contact Information

Academic School

School of Management


51 Fulton Street, Room 220



(845) 575-3000 ext. 2893

Dr. Ken Sloan

Associate Professor


Since 2003, Dr. Sloan has been a member of the faculty in Marist’s School of Management, where he teaches 21st Century Management and the Leadership, Power, and Influence courses in the MBA and MPA programs.  At the undergraduate level, he teaches Compensation and HR Analytics.

He is actively involved with small- and mid-sized businesses in the Mid-Hudson Valley and conducts a regional wage and benefits survey each fall for the Council of Industrial Organizations.He also serves as an executive coach for the Princeton Management Development Institute.

Ken has a BA in psychology, an MBA, and an MPA.In addition, he completed his doctoral studies at The George Washington University in the area of Human Resources and Organization Development.

Prior to joining the Marist faculty, Dr. Sloan had a 20-year career with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, where his final position was that of Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer for the Worldwide Pharmaceutical Group.


BA, Psychology
EdD, HR and Organization Development

Research Interests / Areas of Focus

Experiential learning among managers and executives in organizational settings, pension design, and health care coverage policies and design

Selected Publications

Sloan, K.A. (2018) Employee Benefits. In Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, 2nd edition, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Sloan, K. A. and Gavin, J. H. (2010) Human Resources Management: Meeting the Ethical Obligations of the Function. Business and Society Review, (Vol. 1, 2010)

Sloan, K. A. and Gavin, J. H. (2007), Pension Plan Design: An Examination of corporate social responsibility. In Corporate Retirement Security, (Kolb, ed.) pages 3-18. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Selected Presentations

Sloan, K.A., “Valuing a Firm’s Human Resources in Organizational Interactions”.  Presented at the International Conference of Intellectual Capital and Knowledge, Management, Ithaca, NY.  October, 2016.

Sloan, K. A., “Managers’ Experiential Learning: An Examination of the Relationship Between Personality and Tacit Knowledge” Presented at the 2005 Educational Symposium for Research and Innovations, Washington, DC.  February 2005

Awards and Honors

Beta Gamma Sigma, National Business Honor Society

Sigma Beta Delta, International Honor Society of Business, Management and Administration