Sam Logan, Ph.D.

Sam Logan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Office: 541-737-3437

Women's Building

Women's Building 203D

160 SW 26th Street

160 SW 26th Street
Corvallis, OR 97331
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Ph.D. from Auburn University
BS and MS degrees from the University of Delaware

Dr. Logan completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Delaware in the Department of Physical Therapy- Infant Motor Lab, where he served as the Project Manager for the Modified Ride-on Car Study. This project focuses on providing a means to independent mobility for children 1-3 years old.


His doctoral dissertation was recognized by Auburn University with their “Outstanding Graduate School Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Social Sciences” in 2012.

April 10, 2020 Research Seminar

The Culture of Mobility for Young Children with Disabilities: An Intersection of Traditional Thinking, Technology and Toy

Sam Logan, Ph.D.

In this presentation Sam Logan, Ph.D. presents a social justice approach to human movement, focusing on mobility as a fundamental right within the context of pediatric rehabilitation.

A traditional view of mobility places an overwhelming importance on the physical skill of walking. An emerging view of mobility highlights the potential of many mobility options to participate in everyday life.

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