Professor Richard Sloan, PhD

Academic Advisory Board Member

Professor Richard Sloan joined SGA’s Advisory Board in December 2018. Professor Sloan is Accounting Circle Professor of Accounting for the Leventhal School of Accounting at the University of Southern California. Prior to that, he was Chaired Professor of Accounting at the University of California at Berkeley (Haas School of Business). From 2006 to 2009, Professor Sloan was a Managing Director in Equity Research at Barclays Global Investors. He has also held academic positions at the University of Michigan (Ross School) and the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School). While at the University of Michigan, Professor Sloan was the founding director of the Tozzi Electronic Business and Finance Center.   His expertise has focused on the role of accounting information in investment decisions and he won the 2001 Account Literature Award for his research on earnings quality. Professor Sloan has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, his own textbook Equity Valuation and Analysis with eVal and recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Accounting Association, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (2018). Professor Sloan earned a Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honors at the University of Western Australia and his MS and PhD Business Administration (Accounting and Finance) from the W.E. Simon Graduate School of Business at University of Rochester.