Dr. Sloan is director of Baylor University Institute Institute for Oral History, associate professor of history and a public historian specializing in 20th-century U.S. history, the American West, environmental history and community history. At Baylor, he organizes research projects, leads community oral history workshops, directs grants and contracts, conducts field interviews, and teaches the graduate seminar in oral history. He has led the Institute into the digital age, including interviewing, processing, preserving, and public programming.
He holds a doctorate in public history and U.S. history, a master's degree in history and a bachelor's degree in accounting. He formerly was co-director of the Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage at the University of Southern Mississippi.
To interview Dr. Sloan, contact Terry Goodrich, 254-710-3321, or the Office of Media Communications at (254) 710-1961.