Barry Logan

Affiliation: Biology, McKeen Center
Professor of Biology

Professor Logan arrived at Bowdoin from the University of Colorado - Boulder in 1998 and has since had various roles at the College. In addition to being a professor, he has served as the Director of the Biochemistry program, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and assumed the role of Biology Department Chair in 2017. He is a plant physiological ecologist examining plant responses to environmental stress, with particular interest in photosynthesis and physiological mechanisms that protect leaves from excess light damage. He studies host-parasite interactions, acclimation to winter in evergreens, and global climate change.

Curriculum Vitae

Barry Logan


  • PhD, EPO Biology, University of Colorado-Boulder
  • BA, Biology, Cornell University