Tom Hogan

Tom Hogan

Professor of Practice, Human Resource Management

508B Keller
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 867-2208

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. PhD: Pennsylvania State University, Public Administration / Regional Planning

Research Interests:

Global leadership development, Global diversity and inclusion, business ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability


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 performing 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 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. He is the founder of the School’s Academy of Human Capital Development and served as Director from 2011 - 2018. 

Currently, Dr. Hogan serves as the School’s ambassador and primary interface to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the PA SHRM Council. He is a Scholar-in-Residence at the Penn State Sustainability Institute and is providing leadership on the implementation of the Penn State University 2016 – 2020 Strategic Plan as a member of the Stewarding our Planet's Resources Steering Committee and the Infrastructure and Support Steering Committee. 

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. 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 and re-appointed to serve in 2018.

Dr. Hogan also served on the Penn State University President’s Commission on Racial/Ethnic Diversity from 2015 – 2018. He was elected Co-Chair for Academic Year 2017-18. He currently 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 where he served on the Executive Board and chaired the Celebrating Academic Excellence Committee. In July 2018, Dr. Hogan was re-appointed to the Penn State Alumni Council for a three-year term. He was appointed to the Community Advisory Council of the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State and began a three-year term in August 2017. 

Dr. Hogan earned a Doctor of Management (International Operations emphasis) from the University of Maryland University College and a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Regional Planning from Penn State University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Sciences from Point Park College. In August 2017, he graduated from the Georgetown University Institute of Transformational Leadership with a certificate in executive leadership coaching.