Vincent Slaugh

Vincent Slaugh

  • Assistant Professor

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Faculty Expertise

  • Operations Management

Contact

School of Hotel Administration

607.255.2163

vws8@cornell.edu

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Biography

Vince Slaugh is an assistant professor at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (SHA). He received his PhD in operations management from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University and joined the SHA faculty in July 2016, after spending one year as a visiting faculty member in supply chain management at Penn State University's Smeal College of Business. Slaugh holds a BS and MS in industrial engineering and a BA in history from Penn State University.

In his research, Slaugh focuses on the optimal design of service systems, especially workforce management for labor-intenseive, care-oriented operations. Methodologically, he uses stochastic models to both develop high-level managerial insights and inform tactical choices. Industry collaborations in three rich application domains drive his research: nursing home staffing, hotel housekeeping operations, and child welfare systems. Each of these three industries touch on central service design questions for hundreds of thousands of workers or caregivers in the United States and even more hotel guests, nursing home residents, and children in foster care. His work appears in Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, and Interfaces.

Selected Publications

Recent Courses

  • HADM 9981 - Hospitality Graduate Research Seminar
  • HADM 4070/HADM 6070 - Hospitality Operations and Consulting
  • HADM 3010 - Service Operations Management

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, 2015
  • MS Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, 2012
  • MS Pennsylvania State University, 2009
  • MS Pennsylvania State University, 2009
  • BS Pennsylvania State University, 2009
  • BA Pennsylvania State University, 2009