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Office of Community Engagement Team

Meg Myers Morgan, PhD

Meg Myers Morgan

Dr. Meg Myers Morgan, co-director for the OU-Tulsa President’s Office for Community Engagement, is an assistant professor in the department of Political Science and leads the graduate programs in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management for the OU-Tulsa campus. Meg holds a PhD and an MPA from the University of Oklahoma. She most frequently teaches in the areas of public and nonprofit management, intersector collaboration, ethics, and program evaluation. She serves as the president for YWCA of Tulsa's Board of Directors, and she was appointed to the Tulsa Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women. She was honored as a 2018 Distinguished Alumni from Drury University.

As co-director of the OCE at OU-Tulsa, she works alongside Dr. Ken Randall to support and advance thoughtful, deliberate, reciprocal, and inclusive collaborations between and among OU-Tulsa and the community. As part of her role in the OCE, Meg manages OU-Tulsa’s application to become a Carnegie Classified Community Engaged Institution.

Dr. Morgan is the award-winning author of two best-selling books, Harebrained and Everything is Negotiable: The 5 Tactics to Get What You Want in Life, Love, and Work and presented the TED Talk, "Negotiating for Your Life", for TEDxOU in 2016

 

Ken Randall, PT, PhD, MHR

Ken Randall

Ken Randall, PT, PhD, MHR is co-director of the OU-Tulsa Office of Community Engagement (OCE) and is also Associate Dean in the University of Oklahoma’s College of Allied Health and is an Associate Professor in its Department of Rehabilitation Sciences. He received his B.S. in physical therapy from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 1986, his master of human relations degree from the University of Oklahoma in Norman in 1996, and his PhD in educational psychology at Oklahoma State University in 2009. Ken has taught in the academic environment for twenty seven years, and has been in physical therapy practice for thirty-three. He has been involved in interprofessional education for twenty years. 

As co-director of the OCE at OU-Tulsa, he works alongside Dr. Meg Meyers Morgan to support and advance thoughtful, deliberate, reciprocal, and inclusive collaborations between and among OU-Tulsa and the community. As part of his role in the OCE, Ken manages the Certificate Program in Community Engagement which provides both didactic and real-world experience to OU students and community members in becoming active and positive influences in their communities. He is also actively engaged in community-based research and service. Dr. Randall is currently involved in two research studies examining fitness and wellness in two distinct populations: Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (in collaboration with the St. Jude affiliate clinic at St. Francis Children’s Hospital) and adults with behavioral diagnoses (a collaboration with OU Tulsa’s IMPACT team and Dr. Jessica Tsotsoros in Occupational Therapy). Ken teaches a weekly fitness class for members of the community at the Tandy Family YMCA and he and his students conduct quarterly Health Assessments with members of the Tulsa community. 

Dr. Randall has published numerous articles in international journals as well as in both Allied Health Education and Physical Therapy, the flagship journals of his profession. He has presented internationally on four continents. His publications and presentations address topics that range from academic integrity to novel educational strategies to fostering student success in the practice environment and to individual and community-centered practice. Ken has received over fifteen teaching and service awards over the years, including the OU-Tulsa President’s Award for leadership in community service in 2009 and the inaugural Provost’s Teaching Award at the OU Health Sciences Center in 2017.