Logan Cornett serves as IAALS’ Director of Research. In this role, she works closely with IAALS leadership in developing research questions for investigation, designing and conducting studies to answer identified research questions, manipulating and analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data sets, and producing formal reports detailing findings and results. She has published empirical research on a variety of law-related topics, including evaluations of the out-of-court divorce model developed at IAALS, experiences of those who represent themselves in family cases, legal education, and pilot projects implementing proposed procedural rules changes, among others.
Cornett came to IAALS in August 2011 after having worked in Outcomes Management at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Prior to that, Cornett worked as an Instructor of Research Methods in Psychology at Oregon State University. In addition, she served as Lab Manager for the Attention and Performance Cognitive Psychology Lab, also at Oregon State, where she helped develop and conduct experiments on attention and reading using electroencephalography (EEG) techniques.
Cornett received her BS in Psychology from Oregon State University. While at Oregon State, she received the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship, and Creativity (URISC) Award for 2006, which provided funding for her to complete a research project of her own design. Additionally, she was the recipient of the Junior Scholar Award for the Spring of 2006 and the Outstanding Seniors Award for the 2006–2007 academic year. Cornett graduated summa cum laude from Oregon State in 2007. Cornett has also completed graduate-level coursework in law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and a Master's in Research Methods and Statistics is in progress at the University of Denver Morgridge College of Education.