Research Assistant Professor, Department of Disability and Human Development, UIC
Dr. Owen is a Research Assistant Professor, Department of Disability and Human Development, UIC. His primary research interests center on the impact of the policies on the lives of people with disabilities. In particular, he is interested in employment and healthcare reforms.
His dissertation was a comparative study of the experiences of people with disabilities impacted by welfare-to-work reforms in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. His recent work explores the transition from fee-for-service Medicaid to managed care and long-term services and supports in Illinois. Randall is theoretically interested in the areas human rights for disabilities and neoliberalism. He teaches DHD 581: Introduction to Disability Policy in the department.