Logan Koepke is a Project Director at Upturn. Based in Washington D.C., Upturn advances equity and justice in the design, governance, and use of technology. Logan’s research broadly focuses on the use of new digital technologies and their impact on criminal justice and financial justice issues. Recently, Logan has focused his research on pretrial risk assessment tools and law enforcement use of surveillance technology, though his first project at Upturn led Google to ban payday loan ads. Logan’s career has focused on civil rights: in the past, he’s worked on gender discrimination class actions at a civil rights litigation law firm in D.C., at the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern Law, and as a Leopold Fellow researching the punitive turn in American life at Northwestern University.
Logan earned his B.A. in History and Political Science, with honors, from Northwestern University, where he graduated in the Highest Order of Excellence. Logan is an aviation geek who also loves soccer.