Dr. Sloane is the past president of the American Humor Studies Association and the
Mark Twain Circle. He was awarded the Henry Nash Smith Fellowship by the Center for
Mark Twain Studies at Quarry Farm in 1989 for outstanding contributions to the field
in the period 1979-1989.
He teaches "Power Writing" and "Power Speaking" courses as a consultant to Fortune
500 companies and various national and regional professional organizations as "Sloane
Communication Systems." He lectures to national and international audiences on "Edison's
Daughter, "The Edison Test," and "What Would Edison Do Now?"