A woman wearing a red and black top with a brown cardigan standing in Monroe Park in Richmond

Katie Logan

Associate Professor

Harris Hall 5152

Office hours: Thursday, 12:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Contemporary Arab Women's Writing

Memoir and Life Writing

Memory Studies

Labor Organizing in Higher Education


Dr. Katie Logan's work has appeared in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society; Brill's Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures; Memory Studies; and the collected volume Cultural Productions and Social Movements after the Arab Spring. A member of VCU's Collaborative 5x5 Humanities project, she co-chairs the Humanities Research Center's working group on memory and monuments. Previous courses have focused on migration and displacement; global science fiction; and comics and graphic novels. She is a proud member of United Campus Workers of Virginia and volunteers with ReEstablish Richmond and Girls on the Run.


  • Ph.D.- Comparative Literature, University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A.- Comparative Literature, University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A.- English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University


  • 5x5 Collaborative Grant, VCU Humanities Research Center, 2022
  • Fellow, Faculty Development Seminar, Palestine American Research Center (2020-2022)
  • Excellence in Teaching for Early Career Faculty, University College, 2019 Fellow
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, "Understanding Middle Eastern Millennials," 2019


  • Memory Studies Association
  • Modern Language Association
  • United Campus Workers of Virginia