Gilo Kwesi Logan
Gilo Kwesi
Justice Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4790
Mission-driven diversity management, incorporating culturally relevant pedagogy/multicultural education, developing cultural competencies, the impact of culture on teaching and learning; race, class and gender issues, and transformative learning. Also success strategies for all students, first-generation college students, and racial/ethnic identity development.
Courses Taught
JUST 101 Introduction to Social Justice
JUST 332 Race & Ethnic Relations
Research Interests
Ethnic identity development & transformative learning; the intersection of ethnicity, race, gender, and class; the impact of culture on learning and teaching styles; and the African-American experience in predominately white suburbs and institutions.

• Ed.D., Adult Education, National Louis University, Chicago, Illinois, 2011
• M.A., Elementary Education, National Louis University, Chicago, Illinois, 1993
• B.S., Business Administration, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 1989


Dr. Logan is an internationally recognized diversity consultant, educator, writer, and speaker.  His mission is to help individuals and organizations meet the challenges of working and living in a global society.  He is a certified diversity practitioner, diversity columnist for the Fiji Sun, member of the National Diversity Council, and also serves as adjunct faculty of diversity and social justice at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois.  Dr. Logan is a culturally focused world traveler, with seven years of personal travel experience living in 23 countries throughout North and Central America, the Caribbean, South Pacific, Southeast Asia, India, the Middle East, and West Africa.

PARTIAL MEDIA LIST: Featured on numerous television/radio broadcasts, including Financial Survival Network, CLTV (Chicago, USA), On The Street, Kiora FM (New Zealand), Mali FM (Mali), and the Chicago Korean Radio Broadcasting Co.  In print, he has written for and been quoted by the Chicago Sun-Times, Ebony, Cosmopolitan, N'Digo Magapaper, The Daily Northwestern, The Evanston Roundtable, and the Fiji Sun.  Dr. Logan has been featured in the video gallery of the Chicago Tribune for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech. 

Additional Information

NEIU Alternative Spring Break Boarder Awareness Immersion Experience, Faculty/Staff leader, 2010-2012: led three groups of students--one to San Miguel, Guatemala, to study fair-trade arrangements surrounding coffee production from seed to cup; and two to the Tucson, AZ/Nogales, Mexico and El Paso, TX/Juarez, Mexico borders to study issues related to human rights, immigration, and the border.

Interfaith Peace-Builders participant, 2012 African Heritage Delegation to Palestine/Israel (October 2012): the delegration emphasized the grassroots voices of Israelis and Palestinians immersed in the reality of the conflict, bearing witness to the everyday violence of war and occupation, and learning from those committed to nonviolent struggle, human rights, and peace with justice.

LWH 4034
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

(773) 442-4790
Office Hours
Fall 2015 Tuesday and Thursday 9:30-11:30 a.m. and by appointment.
Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies
Main Campus
Curriculum Vitae