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Monte Randall

Monte Randall is Muscogee (Creek), from the Talladega Tribal Town, and Deer Clan. Monte is the Dean of Academic Affairs at the College of the Muscogee Nation where he serves on numerous committees including accreditation, curriculum, and graduation. Also, he has served as the project director for numerous grants including, the National Science Foundation, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He is a 2017-18 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow, who serves his community as a board member of the Glenpool Schools Indian Education Parent Committee, as a community leader, and Chief Executive Officer and founder of a nonprofit men’s mentoring organization.

Monte is a veteran of the United States Navy and the Oklahoma Army National Guard. He is a graduate of Haskell Indian Nations University with a B.S. in Business Administration, the University of Oklahoma with an M.A. in Native American Studies, and Oral Roberts University with a Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration. His dissertation was titled, The Effect of a Life Skills Curriculum on the Problem Solving Abilities of Tribal College Students. He has conducted numerous hours of research of the literature on life skills, self-esteem, resiliency, problem-solving, Native American historical trauma, and domestic violence. He is a contributor to the Tribal College Journal and regularly presents within the community as an advocate for education, youth programs, Native American culture, positive male role models, and ending violence against women.