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Dr. Stephen Owen

Professor of Criminal Justice
Department Chair

  • Ph.D., University of Missouri - St. Louis
  • M.A., University of Missouri - St. Louis

  • B.S., Southeast Missouri State University

Dr. Owen joined the Radford University faculty in 2000.


Fall 2015 Schedule

CRJU-415, Emergency Management, 3:30-4:45 TR
CRJU-490, Seminar: The Death Penalty, 11:00-12:15 TR
CRJU-691, Public Policy and Criminal Justice, TBA

Office Hours:  2:00-3:15 Tuesday/Thursday

Dr. Owen's areas of research include interpersonal violence, criminal justice pedagogy, and institutional corrections.  In his spare time, Dr. Owen is a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals (2011 World Series Champs!) and otherwise occupies his time with classic TV, movies, and books.

Recent Professional Activities
Dr. Owen was the 2015 recipient of the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award, the 2012 recipient of the Radford University Distinguished Creative Scholar Award and the 2010 recipient of the Radford University Distinguished Service Award.  Additional information about professional activities is available on Dr. Owen's vita.