Rae R. Newton is Professor of Sociology Emeritus at California Statenbsp;University, Fullerton. He recently joined the faculty of the School ofnbsp;Psychology at Fielding Graduate University where he serves as a researchnbsp;consultant and statistical advisor to doctoral students and faculty. Henbsp;received his PhD in sociology from the University of California, Santanbsp;Barbara, and completed postdoctoral training in mental health measurementnbsp;at Indiana University. His primary interests include longitudinalnbsp;modeling of outcomes for high risk youth and foster care populations,nbsp;family violence and statistics education. He is author, with Kjell Eriknbsp;Rudestam, of Your Statistical Consultant: Answers to Your Data Analysisnbsp;Questions, now in its second edition and numerous articles in professionalnbsp;journals on topics including family violence, child maltreatment, andnbsp;measurement. In semi-retirement he enjoys traveling with his wife in theirnbsp;RV and surfing throughout Mexico and Central America.
Kjell Erik Rudestam is Professor of Psychology at Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, California, having served for many years as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. He was previously a psychology professor at York University, Toronto. He received his PhD in psychology (clinical) from the University of Oregon. He is author of Your Statistical Consultant, Second Edition (also with Rae R. Newton), Handbook of Online Learning (with Judith Schoenholtz-Read), and eight other books, as well as numerous articles in professional journals on such topics as suicide, psychotherapy, and family and organizational systems. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 12), a Diplomate of the American Board of Examiners in Professional Psychology (Clinical), and a Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.