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Alvin Logan Jr., Ph.D.

Director of Unite:Ed, University of Washington


Dr. Alvin Logan, Jr is currently the Director of Unite:Ed in the College of Education at the University of Washington, Seattle (UW). Dr. Logan also serves as an Affiliate Assistant Professor in Anthropology (UW) and Affiliate Curator for African Culture and Education at the Burke Museum. Previously, Dr. Logan served as Director of Education at the Burke Museum, Director of Student Leadership at Seattle Central College, and Faculty in the Educational Administration Program at Seattle University.

Dr. Logan brings over a decade of experience in education and the museum fields having been a part of building lasting structures to support learning for pK-16 youth. His research is at the intersection of education, race, and identity development which informs much of his professional practice. Dr. Logan’s professional work in museum education led to fostering new and authentic ways to support community-institution partnerships, particularly among the most underserved communities. In his roles, Dr. Logan has been awarded several grants to work with BIPOC youth K-12 informal learning, culture, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math). Dr. Logan brings wealth of knowledge and community engagement experience scaffolding learning opportunities for Black and Brown communities in Colorado, Texas, and Washington state.

Dr. Logan earned a Bachelor’s in Urban Planning and Master’s in Education at the University of Washington-Seattle, and Doctor of Philosophy in Education from the University of Texas at Austin.

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