Faculty & Research

Faculty and Executive Leadership Directory

Ryan Sloan

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Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


Certificate, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, University of California, Berkeley Extension
BA, English Literature, University of California, Los Angeles
MA, English Literature, University College London
MFA, Creative Writing, New York University

Positions Held

At Haas since 2007
2013 - 2013, Freelance Branding and Marketing Specialist, FortyTwo Inc/Kifi (January - June)
2007 - present, Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley
2007 - 2013, Adjunct Faculty, University of San Francisco
2003 - 2007, Language Lecturer, New York University
2000 - 2002, Marketing & Communications Manager, Systech Solutions
1997 - 1999, Systems Analyst, Warnaco [PVH] / Authentic Fitness

External Service and Assignments

2019 - 2021, Faculty Advisory Committee of the Vice Chancellor for Education (two year appointment)
2015 - present, Co-Facilitator of the UC Berkeley Lecturer Teaching Fellows Program
2015 - present, Coordinator of the semi-annual College Writing Programs' Chiang Research Festival
2015 - 2018, Judge for the Elizabeth mills Corhters Prize in Literary Composition
2014 - present, Co-Creator of new London-focused two-course reading & composition sequence for UC Berkeley Global Edge freshman studying abroad

Selected Papers and Publications

  • “‘I’d Like My Life Back’: BP, Aristotle, and Negative Messages with Integrity,” Business Communications Quarterly, Sept 2012. Vol 75, Issue 3, pp. 317 – 339.
  • Novel manuscript The Plagiarists represented by Karpfinger Literary Agency, 2016.
  • Fiction and creative nonfiction, including LA Weekly, Joyland Magazine, Opium Magazine, The Rambler, The Modern Spectator, Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, Locus Novus, Poor Mojo’s Almanack, Nerve (Finalist for Rauxa Prize)Painted Bride Quarterly (Nominated for Pushcart Prize, Finalist for the 2012 Baltic Writing Residency)



  • Composition
  • Writing Pedagogy
  • Multimodal Literacies and Digital Pedagogy
  • Corporate Communications
  • Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Writing

Honors and Awards

  • Arctic Circle Writer’s Residency Fellow, Svalbard, 2019
  • Lecturer Teaching Fellow, University of California, Berkeley, 2012-2013, 2014-2015
  • Digital Media & Composition Institute Fellow, Ohio State University, 2014
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Expository Writing Program, New York University, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Matz Fellow, New York University, 2002-2005
  • GSAS Scholarship, New York University, 2002-2005
  • First-Class Degree awarded with Distinction, University College London, 2001

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