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Timothy Riesen

Tim Riesen is a research assistant professor with a joint appointment in the Center for Persons with Disabilities and the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation. Tim’s research focuses on promoting positive employment outcomes for individuals with more significant disabilities, secondary transition, policy, and evidence-based instruction.  He has published articles on customized employment, transition to employment, inclusive education, instruction in applied community settings, distance education, alternatives to guardianship, and interagency collaboration.  He is the co-author of a book transition, has written book chapters on improving employment and independent living, job coaching, embedded instruction, and research design.