Matthew Logan, Ph.D.

Dr. Logan received his B.A. in Criminology and M.A. in Sociology from the University of Western Ontario. Following this, he received his Ph.D. from the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. He is primarily interested in prison research, with a specific focus on how various inmate groups experience and adjust to their incarceration. His secondary interests focus on improving the rigor of statistical and methodological approaches in the fields of criminology and criminal justice, including how to improve on measuring white-collar crime and identifying suitable datasets from which information on white-collar offenders can be gleaned.

Dr. Logan's research has appeared in Society and Mental Health as well as the Oxford Handbook on Measurement in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Prisons
  • Mental health and victimization
  • White-collar crime
  • Military service and criminal behavior
  • Quantitative analyses