Megan Derksen

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Megan Derksen
Research Program Officer
(269) 387-8274
(269) 387-8276
260W Walwood, Mail Stop 5456
Mailing address: 
Office of the Vice President for Research
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5456 USA
Office hours: 
  • 240W-L Walwood Hall, Monday-Friday
  • B.A., Sociology, Hanover College
  • M.S., Justice Studies, Arizona State University

Prior to joining OVPR as a research program officer, Megan spent two years as a research advancement administrator for Arizona State University's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, where she assisted PIs with pre-award responsibilities including proposal development, complex budget creation, editing and compliance reviews. She also served for five years as a grant writer for A.T. Still University of Health Sciences in Mesa, Arizona. Before working in research and sponsored programs, she facilitated social justice workshops to adolescents and completed two service years in AmeriCorps.

Service Areas

  • College of Aviation
  • College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • CEAS Dean's Office