Dyann Logwood

A photo of Dyann Logwood

Assistant Professor

Women's and Gender Studies



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  • Ph.D., Educational Studies, Eastern Michigan University, 2020
  •  M.A., Communication, Eastern Michigan University, 2001 
  • M.A., Women’s Studies, Eastern Michigan University, 2000
  • B.A., Women’s Studies and Communication and Media Studies, University of Michigan, 1997

Interests and Expertise

Dr. Logwood is a poet, writer, and activist. Before becoming a professor, she was the first African-American administrative director of the Women’s Resource Center at Eastern Michigan University. Her current academic endeavors include providing undergraduate students with the opportunity to mentor youth at a local middle school through her Mentoring Youth in Urban Spaces (WGST 230L2/WGST 500) course and writing on Black feminist mentorship, belonging, and critical classroom practices. She is also the co-coordinator of the Annual Women of Color Feminisms and Leadership Symposium.


  • WGST 202 Introduction to Gender and Sexuality
  • WGST 210 Gender in a Global Perspective
  • WGST 230L2 Mentoring Youth in Urban Spaces: Feminist Perspectives
  • WGST/AFC/PLSC 243 Black Women Politics and Racism
  • WGST/AFC/RLST 362 Black Women Religion and Sexism
  • WGST 400W Capstone Seminar
  • WGST 500 Mentoring Youth in Urban Spaces: Feminist Perspectives

Publications and Presentations

  • Logwood, D. C. (2020). Critical Black feminist mentorship: A review of a middle school and university-sponsored program for adolescent Black girls [Doctoral dissertation, Eastern Michigan University]. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database.
  • Edut, O., Edut, T., & Logwood, D. (2006). Hues Magazine: The Making of a Movement. In M. Crawford, & R.K. Unger (Eds.), In our own words: Writings from women's lives (pp. 294-305). Waveland Press Inc.
  • Logwood, D. (1999). Activism: Another form of higher education. University of Michigan LSA Magazine, Spring 1999, pp.23-25.
  • Edut, O., Edut, T., & Logwood, D. (1998). Hues Magazine: The Making of a Movement. In A. Kesselman, N. Schniedewind, L.D. McNair (Eds.), Women: Images and realities, a multicultural anthology. McGraw-Hill Higher Education.
  • Logwood, D. (1998). One million strong: An insider’s diary of the million woman march.  HUES, 15-19.
  • Logwood, D. (1997). Food for our souls. In O. Edut (Ed.), Adios Barbie: Young women write about body image and identity. University of Minnesota Press.