Peggy Bowen-Hartung

Peggy C. Bowen-Hartung, Ph.D., C.T.S.

Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling

Chair, Institutional Review Board

Chair, Department of Psychology and Counseling


  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University, Educational Psychology, 1979
  • Aspen Institue Fellow, Wye Faculty


Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist, State of Oklahoma
  • Certified Trauma Specialist
  • Certified Instructor, Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officer’s Education and Training Commission


Consultant and Review of Federal Grants

  •  National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice

Research Interests

  • Forensic Psychology
  • Research Design, Methodology, and Evaluation
  • Trauma and Disasters
  • Native American Issues


Other Experience

  • Trainer - American Red Cross
  • Responder - American Red Cross - Disaster Mental Health Services
  • Executive Director - Oklahoma Court Appointed Special Advocate Program
  • Adjunct - Texas A&M University - Law Enforcement and Security Training Division


Scholarly and Professional Achievement

  • The impact of tourism on indigenous tribes in the United States. Presented at the 10th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic, and Social Sustainability, Split, Croatia, January 2014.
  • Connection between transformation Leadership and Emergency Preparedness. International Association Webinar, November 2013
  • Are Colleges Prepared for Crises? Distributed via PR Web and WorldNow, August 2013.
  • Bringing a Leadership Research and Development Perspective to Emergency Preparedness in Higher Education. Papter presented at the International Leadership Association 2013 Oceania Conference, Aukland, New Zealand.


Contact Information

Peggy C. Bowen-Hartung, Ph.D., C.T.S.

Associate Professor

Psychology & Counseling Department Chair

Upland Center, Room 126c


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