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TK Logan, Ph.D.
333 Waller Avenue, Suite 480
TK Logan, Ph.D.is currently a Professor in the Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine and the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research at the University of Kentucky, with joint appointments in Psychiatry, Psychology, and Social Work. She has spent the past 15 years researching issues relevant to violence against women. Her research and writings most recently have focused on protective order effectiveness and predictors of violations, partner stalking, human trafficking, health disparities of rural women with partner violence experiences, and sexual assault within the context of violent intimate relationships. She has received both federal and local funding to support her research projects.
Dr. Logan is an author on approximately 100 research articles and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Violence And Victims, and the Journal of Comparative Family Studies and is a consulting editor for Psychology of Women Quarterly. She serves as a grant reviewer for the National Institute of Drug Abuse, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and other special emphasis panels for the National Institute of Health.
Dr. Logan also serves on the Domestic Violence Prevention Board, Partner Abuse Committee, Lexington-Fayette Partner Violence Fatality Review, and the Advisory Board of the Supervised Visitation Center. She also works closely with several other state and community agencies to address violence against women. Dr. Logan has co-authored five books including: Women and Victimization: Contributing Factors, Interventions, and Implications (American Psychological Association Press) and Partner Stalking: How Women Respond, Cope, and Survive (Springer Publisher). Dr. Logan is currently working on a book developing a theory to better understand violence against women.
Dr. Logan is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on partner violence and stalking. Last year Dr. Logan was invited to a White House meeting on stalking to present research and provide advice about gaps and future directions to better address the issue of stalking. She was the only researcher invited to that meeting. Dr. Logan also presented her research at a Kentucky Legislative briefing on dating violence. Dr. Logan’s research was recognized last year in at least 7 newspaper articles, three UK press releases, and an internet video interview with Ray Larson regarding dating violence. Dr. Logan was also appointed to the Kentucky VAWA STOP Implementation Planning Committee and appointed to a second term on the Attorney General’s Task Force on Statewide Fatality Review. Dr. Logan was also asked to review and provide feedback for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Interpersonal Violence and Sexual Violence Standardized Definitions. Dr. Logan also organized and co-hosted a talk by Dr. Karl Roberts with the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Domestic Violence Prevention Board on Threat/Risk assessment in Stalking Cases. Dr. Roberts is from the Centre for Policing, Intelligence, and Counter Terrorism, Macquarie University, Sydney Australia. Dr. Logan made 19 presentations locally, statewide, and nationally last year regarding her research on protective order effectiveness, sexual assault, and stalking. For the current year Dr. Logan was involved with 6 peer reviewed publications (2 submitted, 1 in press, and 3 published). Dr. Logan served on the editorial board of two international publications: Violence and Victims, Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Further, Dr. Logan reviewed 29 manuscripts for 14 journals across multiple disciplines and conducted two book reviews one of which was a published review. She participated in three grant reviews two for NIH and one for the National Institute for Health and Policy Research Programme, England. Dr. Logan is the PI on 6 state contracts including the Kentucky Substance Abuse Treatment Outcome Study (KTOS), Kentucky Opiate Replacement Treatment Outcome Study (KORTOS), Adolescent Kentucky Substance Abuse Treatment Outcome Study (KTOS), KIDS NOW Plus for Pregnant Women Outcome Study (KN+), Recovery Center Outcome Study (RCOS), and Drug and Alcohol Services Information System Management Project (DASIS). From the state projects Dr. Logan developed and/or co-authored 20 different reports and translational research projects. Dr. Logan is also a co-PI on a grant to examine stalking among young Chinese women with Dr. Dr. Janet Wong, RN, Ph.D. assistant Professor from The University of Hong Kong; and a study to examine victimization among women in the criminal justice system with Dr. Seana Golder, Associate Professor, University of Louisville. Additionally, Dr. Logan is working on several pilot studies including one examining closed prosecutor cases on stalking, sexual assault, and domestic violence and one on developing a stalking assessment tool. Dr. Logan participated as a PI one NIJ grant submissions. She also developed a proposal for a national emergency preparedness plan for Medicated Assisted Treatment System for Information Exchange (MATSIE). Dr. Logan worked with 6 graduate students and 11 undergraduate students this past year, is on 4 dissertation committees. One student completed her dissertation this year with Dr. Logan as Co-Chair. Additionally, Dr. Logan serves on the medical and non-medical IRBs as a prison protocol advocate and alternate as well as an exempt and expedited reviewer. Dr. Logan is also involved with 9 statewide and local community boards and organizations in Kentucky working to prevent violence against women. These organizations include the Kentucky VAWA STOP Implementation Planning Committee; Attorney General’s Task Force on Statewide Fatality Review, founding member and Secretary of OutrageUS; CounterQuo, Lexington-Fayette Red Flag Committee; Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Domestic Violence Fatality and Near Fatality Review Team; Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Division of Police Domestic Violence Protection and Enforcement Grant Board; Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Domestic Violence Prevention Board; and the Fayette County Partner Abuse Committee. Dr. Logan also served as a consultant for the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association and the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs.
Selected Research Funding:
Principal Investigator, A Rural and Urban Multiple Perspective Study of Protective Order Violation Consequences, Responses, & Costs, National Institute of Justice, September 2005-February 2009
Principal Investigator, Alcohol, Violence, and Health Services among Rural Women, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), September 2000-May 2006
Principal Investigator, HIV Risk Behavior and Violence among Crack Users, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), August 1998-July 2003
Principal Investigator, Arrest and Enforcement Grant, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Division of Police, September 2006-July 2008
Principal Investigator, Safe Havens Supervised Visitation Evaluation, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, November 2003-November 2007
Principal Investigator, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention for Rural Women, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), October 2001-June 2005
Principal Investigator, Multisite Drug Court Outcome Evaluation Project, Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), July 1999-June 2001Co-Principal Investigator, The Kentucky Substance Abuse Treatment Outcome Study (KTOS), Kentucky Division of Substance Abuse, July 1998-June 2007
Partner Stalking: How Women Respond, Cope, and Survive (2006)
Women and Victimization: Contributing Factors, Interventions, and Implications (2006)
Selected Representative Recent Publications:
Logan, T. & Cole, J. (2010). The Intersection of partner stalking and sexual abuse. In press Violence Against Women.
Logan, T. & Walker, R. (2010). Civil protective order effectiveness: Justice or just a piece of paper? In Press Violence & Victims
Logan, T. & Walker, R. (2010). Toward a deeper understanding of the harms caused by partner stalking. In Press Violence & Victims.
Logan, T. & Walker, R. (2009). Partner stalking: Psychological dominance or business as usual? Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 10, 3, 247-270.
Logan, T., Walker, R., & Hunt, G. (2009). Understanding Human Trafficking in the United States. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 10, 1, 3-30.
Logan, T. & Walker, R. (2009). Civil protective order outcomes: Violations and perceptions of effectiveness. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24, 4, 675-692.
Stockdale, P., Logan, T., & West, R. (2009). Sexual Harassment and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Damages Beyond Prior Abuse. Law and Human Behavior, 33, 5, 405-418.
Raphael, J. & Logan, T. (2009). The Use (and Misuse) of Data on Rape: Understanding the Rape Denial Campaign in America: Part I. Sexual Assault Reports, 13, 1, 1-16.
Raphael, J. & Logan, T. (2009). The Use (and Misuse) of Data on Rape: Understanding the Rape Denial Campaign in America: Part II. Sexual Assault Reports, 13, 2, 17-92.
Logan, T., Walker, R., Shannon, L., & Cole, J. (2008). Combining ethical considerations with recruitment and follow-up strategies for partner violence victimization research. Violence Against Women, 14, 11, 1226-1251.
Logan, T., Shannon, L., & Cole, J. (2007). Stalking victimization in the context of intimate partner violence. Violence and Victims, 22, 6, 669-683.
Logan, T. & Cole, J. (2007). The impact of partner stalking on mental health and protective order outcomes over time. Violence and Victims, 22, 5, 546-562.
Logan, T., Cole, J., & Capillo, A. (2007). Differential characteristics of intimate partner, acquaintance, and stranger rape survivors interviewed by a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22, 8, 1066-1076.
Logan, T., Cole, J., & Capillo, A. (2007). Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program characteristics, barriers, and lessons learned. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 3, 1, 24-34.
Logan, T., Shannon, L., Cole, J., & Swanberg, J. (2007). Partner stalking and implications for women’s employment. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22, 3, 268-291.
Logan, T., Cole, J., & Shannon, L. (2007). A mixed methods examination of sexual coercion and degradation among women in violent relationships who do and do not report forced sex. Violence and Victims, 22, 1, 71-94.
Logan, T., Cole, J., & Capillo, A. (2006). Program and sexual assault survivor characteristics for one SANE program. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 2, 2, 66-74.
Logan, T., Shannon, L., Walker, R., & Faragher, T. (2006). Protective orders: questions and conundrums. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 7, 3, 175-205.
Logan, T., Walker, R., Stewart, C. & Allen, J., (2006). Victim service and justice system representative responses about partner stalking: What do professionals recommend Violence and Victims, 21, 1, 49-66.
Logan, T., Shannon, L., & Walker, R. (2006). Police attitudes toward domestic violence offenders. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21, 10, 1365-1374.
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