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Dr. Tom Hogan

Dr. Hogan is a scholar-practitioner, strategic adviser, consultant and an executive leadership coach. He is a champion of diversity, equity, inclusion, civil discourse and an enabler of executive leadership and organizational excellence. His distinction is the ability to promote transformational leadership development by creating incidents of cognitive dissonance and opportunities for self-discovery and self-reflection by using the arts as an agent-of-change.
Dr. Hogan is a Professor of Practice in Human Resource Management at the Pennsylvania State University, School of Labor and Employment Relations. He is the founder and Director of the School’s Academy of Human Capital Development and serves as Scholar-in-Residence at the Penn State Sustainability Institute. Dr. Hogan teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in-residence and on-line. His research and teaching interests include Global Leadership Development, Global Diversity and Inclusion, Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability. See WPSU TV interview.
Dr. Hogan has over 30 years of experience as a practitioner and has served in leadership positions in higher education and the corporate sector. Prior to joining the Penn State University School of Labor and Employment Relations, he held the position of Interim Associate Provost, Office of Faculty Affairs at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). Prior to working for UMUC, he spent 23 years with AT&T in a variety of assignments including sales, sales support, business development, marketing and human resources. In his last assignment at AT&T, Dr. Hogan served as Director of Strategic Talent Acquisition and Retention, Workforce Diversity and EEO/AA. Prior to working for AT&T, he worked for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Hogan is a member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). In this role, he is involved in developing and representing the U.S. position on global HR standards to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). In December 2016, he was appointed to the ISO Work Group responsible for developing a global HR standard on diversity and inclusion. Dr. Hogan served on the SHRM 2016 Ethics/Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Special Expertise Panel. In November 2016, he was appointed to serve on the SHRM 2017 Diversity and Inclusion Special Expertise Panel.
Dr. Hogan also serves on the Penn State University President’s Commission on Racial/Ethnic Diversity and was elected Co-Chair for Academic Year 2017-18. He serves on the Penn State Advisory Board of the Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity and was appointed in July 2016 to the Penn State Alumni Council and serves as Vice-Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Dr. Hogan is a faculty adviser for the Society for Human Resource Management Penn State Student Chapter and he serves as the Student Chapter Chair of the Human Resource Association of Centre County. He was appointed to the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State Community Advisory Council and will begin a three-year term in August 2017.
Dr. Hogan earned a Doctor of Management Degree from the University of Maryland University College and a Masters of Public Administration and a Masters of Regional Planning Degree from Penn State University. He earned a BA Degree in Behavioral Sciences from Point Park College. In August 2017, he graduated from the Georgetown University Institute of Transformation Leadership with a certificate in leadership coaching.
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