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Russ Tallchief (Osage), M.A.

Russ Tallchief (Osage), M.A.

Russ Tallchief (Osage), M.A.,
Director of Student Diversity & Inclusion
Student Diversity & Inclusion
Student Affairs


Russ Tallchief administers the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion and teaches leadership in OKCU's President's Leadership Class. Tallchief has also taught courses in literature, writing, and public speaking at other colleges and universities around the state. He is a playwright, author, and dancer, and a member of the Osage Nation of Oklahoma. Tallchief earned his Master's Degree in English from Bemidji State University in Minnesota and a Bachelor's Degree in Communication from the University of Central Oklahoma. His graduate work includes specialized studies at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and the University of Toronto.

Contact Russ Tallchief at or call (405) 208-6288.

Contact Information

Room 110
Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center
Oklahoma City, OK 73106