Dr. Logan D. A. Williams is an Assistant Professor in the Lyman Briggs
College (History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science faculty) and the
department of Sociology. She defended her Ph. D. in Science and
Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She also has a
B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.
Broadly defined, Dr. Williams’ research and teaching investigates the
political economy of sustainable development with a topical focus on:
innovation ‘from below’, technoscience circulation, appropriate
technology/technology choice, entrepreneurship and civil society. She
desires that her work improve policies for science, technology and
international development. Dr. Williams has published in the following
journals: Minerva, Technology in Society and Perspectives on Global
Development and Technology. Her work has been funded by the National
Science Foundation, the Council of American Overseas Research Centers
and the Smithsonian Institutes.
If you are interested in working with Dr. Williams as an undergraduate
research assistant, please contact her by phone or email.
For more information about her research, please see: