Laura is a native Nebraskan who came to Hastings College after graduate study in Manhattan, Kan., and research in Chicago and other Midwestern communities. Laura earned her Bachelor of Science in Sociology from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2006. She earned a Master in Sociology from Kansas State University in 2008, a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies in 2009 and received her PhD in Sociology from Kansas State University in August 2013.
Her research, teaching, and service interests include social justice and inequalities, criminology, gender and intersectionality, social movements, political sociology and violence against marginalized people. She has published articles on social networks, gendered organizations, and street harassment. For more information about Dr. Logan, please visit her website: www.lauraslogan.com.