Enid Logan

Enid Logan
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Contact Me

elogan@umn.edu
612-624-3598

Sociology
956 SocSci Building
267 19th Ave South

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2005.
  • Grad Certificate: Latin American & Caribbean Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2001.
  • M.A.: Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997.
  • B.A.: Sociology & African American Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1994.

Curriculum Vitae

Specialties

  • Blackness in the Americas
  • Contemporary U.S Race Relations
  • Race and the Body
  • Race and Electoral Politics
  • Blacks and Social Class
  • Afro-Latin America
Courses Taught
  • Soc 1001 - Introduction of Sociology
  • Soc 3003 - Social Problems
  • Soc 3211W - American Race Relations
  • Soc 3251W - Race, Class & Gender
  • Soc 8211 - Race Relations Theory
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Member: American Sociological Association
  • Member: American Historical Association
  • Member: Latin American Studies Association
  • Member: Association of Black Sociologists
  • Member: Sociologists for Women in Society

Research

  • At the center of Professor Logan’s research agenda is the study of the evolving social construct of blackness in the 21st century. At present, Logan is working on a number of projects pertaining to race and to blackness, in connection with electoral politics, social class, pedagogy, and the body. These projects include...At the center of Professor Logan’s research agenda is the study of the evolving social construct of blackness in the 21st century. At present, Logan is working on a number of projects pertaining to race and to blackness, in connection with electoral politics, social class, pedagogy, and the body. These projects include:
  • Towards a Sociology of Race and the Body
  • Configuring the First Black President: Embodied Dimensions of the New Politics of Race
  • Crack Babies & Meth Moms: Bodies at the Intersections of Science, Medicine, Gender & Race
  • The Natural Hair Movement- The Racial Politics of Beauty in a Post-Racial Age
  • Black Racial Futures: Social Class and Disparate Trajectories of Black Racialization
  • Desirable (?) Hispanics and The Problem with The Blacks – the Republican Party’s Rocky Road to “Diversity”
  • Using Autobiographical Narrative to Facilitate Student Learning about Race, Gender, Class & Sexuality

Outreach

  • Invited Speaker: St Cloud State University. Lecture Series on Race and Gender,
  • Invited Contributor: Social Science Research Council. "From King to Obama: Race in America",
  • Keynote Speaker: African-American Academic Achievement Awards. Central High School, St. Paul MN,
Publications
Awards
  • Latin American Studies Library Travel Grant, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida 2002
  • Student Academic Multicultural Initiatives Grant, Office of the Vice President, University of Michigan1999, 2002
  • Sims Award. ($5000) School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1996
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1993
  • Joseph H. Fitchter Award for Research on Women, Gender & Religion 2002
  • Magna Cum Laude, Yale University, 1994
  • D'Arms Travel Award for Humanities Research, University of Michigan 2000
  • International Predissertation Fellowship , Social Science Resea - 1998-1999
  • Constant H. Jacquet Award for Research on Religion 2002
  • President’s Faculty Multicultural Research Award, University of Minnesota, 2008 - 2009
  • McKnight Research Fellowship. University of Minnesota 2006