About Alexandra Logue--behavioral scientist, educator, author
Dr. Alexandra Logue is an internationally known behavioral scientist. Her general research area is learning and motivation, with special research interests in higher education, choice behavior, self-control, and food aversions and preferences. She has published over 130 books, articles, and chapters on higher education, quantitative models of choice behavior, and food aversions and preferences, and has served on the editorial boards of many prestigious journals. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Spencer Foundation. The recipient of the American Psychological Association's Hake Award for excellence in bridging basic and applied research, Dr. Logue is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, The Association for Psychological Science, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
After receiving her Ph.D., Dr. Logue joined the faculty of the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where she rose to become Professor of Psychology, Associate Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Chair of the Department of Psychology. Since that time she has held multiple administrative positions in a variety of settings.
For six years she served as Dean of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College of the City University of New York. Then for five years she served as New York Institute of Technology's Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, directing NYIT's New York, global, and online academic programs in teaching, research, and service. She supervised the libraries, academic computing, research centers, initiatives in teaching and learning with technology, and academic planning. She was also the chief liaison with the faculty and their labor representatives (AAUP). Next, Dr. Logue served as Special Advisor to the Chancellor and Associate University Provost at the City University of New York, a 24-campus system of over 500,000 students. Her responsibilities included supervision of the University's performance management process and of system-wide academic affairs projects. In 2008, she assumed her duties as the chief academic officer of CUNY (Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost), with responsibilities for all of CUNY's academic programs, academic technology, enrollment management, faculty, institutional research, libraries, and students.
Dr. Alexandra W. Logue received both her A.B. in Psychology and her Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Harvard University.