Monica McGoldrick, M.A., M.S.W., Ph.D. , is Director of the Multicultural Family Institute in Highland Park, New Jersey, and adjunct faculty at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Her other books include Ethnicity and Family Therapy (3rd Edition) , Genograms: Assessment and Intervention (2nd Edition) , and The Expanded Family Life Cycle (3rd Edition) .
Monica McGoldrick, ACSW, PhD (h.c.), is the cofounder and Director of the Family Institute of New Jersey. An Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Visiting Professor at Fordham University School of Social Service, she also serves on the faculty of the Family Institute of Westchester. She has received a number awards for her work, including an honorary doctorate from Smith College for her many contributions to the field and the annual award of the American Family Therapy Academy for Distinguished Contribution to Family Therapy, Theory, and Practice. Known internationally for her many books, she has spoken widely on a variety of topics including culture, class, gender, the family life cycle, grief and loss, genograms, and family relationships. Joe Giordano, M.S.W., is Director of Ethnicity and Mental Health Associates and was formerly Director of the American Jewish Committee's Center on Ethnicity, Behavior, and Communications, where he conducted pioneering studies on the psychological nature of ethnic identity and group behavior. Widely published, his articles on ethnicity, family, and the media have appeared in national magazines and newspapers. He also served as host onProud to Be Me, a PBS television program for adolescents on race and ethnic identity, and is currently producing the radio seriesGrowing Up in America--Many Families, Many Cultures. John K. Pearce, M.D., is Medical Director of the Island Counseling Center at Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts. Widely published, he is President of the International Association for the Study of Comparative Psychology and serves on the Advisory Editorial Board of an Internet journal, the International Journal of Psychopathology, Psychopharmacology, and Psychotherapy.