Faculty Profile for Dr. Matthew William Logan

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Dr. Matthew William Logan
Assistant Professor — School of Criminal Justice & Criminology
phone: (512) 245-6503

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Logan received his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati's School of Criminal Justice. Prior to working at Texas State, he served as an Assistant Professor for 5 years in the Department of Criminal Justice at California State University, San Bernardino. He also holds a Master's degree in Sociology and a Bachelor's degree in Criminology, both from the University of Western Ontario.

Teaching Interests

Corrections; statistics for criminal justice; criminological theory; white-collar crime

Research Interests

Institutional corrections; punishment; justice-involved military veterans; white-collar crime

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Logan, M. W., McNeeley, S., & Morgan, M. A. (2021). The effects of traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder on prison adjustment and recidivism among military veterans: Evidence from Minnesota. Psychiatric Quarterly.
  • Galvin, M. A., Logan, M. W., & Snook, D. (2021). Assessing the validity of white-collar crime definitions using experimental survey data. Journal of Experimental Criminology.
  • Burton, A. L., Logan, M. W., Pickett, J. T., Jonson, C. L., Cullen, F. T., & Burton Jr., V. S. (n.d.). Gun owners and gun control: Shared status, divergent opinions. Sociological Inquiry.
  • Dulisse, B. C., Fitch, C. H., & Logan, M. W. (2020). No silver lining: Evaluating the need for consistent and appropriate functionality assessments among the increasing and incarcerated elderly population. Criminal Justice Review. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0734016820939620
  • Logan, M. W., Jonson, C. L., Johnson, S., & Cullen, F. T. (2020). Agents of change or control? Correlates of positive and negative staff-inmate relationships among a sample of formerly incarcerated inmates. Corrections: Policy, Practice and Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/23774657.2020.1749181

Selected Grants

  • Logan, Matthew William (Principal), Radmall, Ryan (Supporting), De Franco, Allison (Supporting). Sexual victimization and its correlates: Analyzing trends across prisons and jails in the United States, California State University, San Bernardino, Institutional (Higher Ed), $1500. (Submitted: October 2016, Funded: January 2016). Grant.
  • Logan, Matthew William (Co-Principal), Morgan, Mark Alden (Co-Principal). Police use of force and suspect behavior: An inmate perspective, University of Cincinnati, Institutional (Higher Ed), $3000. (Submitted: April 2015, Funded: June 2015). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Marketing Committee
MSCJ Executive Committee
Publishable Paper Committee
Publishable Paper Committee Member
Undergraduate Scholarship Committee