Kjell Erik Rudestam", Ph.D., is an Associate Dean at The Fielding Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, California. He was previously Professor of Psychology at York University, Toronto. He received his doctoral degree in psychology from the University of Oregon. He is author of Methods of Self-Change, Experiential Groups in Theory and Practice, Treating the Multi-Problem Family (with Mark Frankel), and "Your Statistical Consultant" and "Surviving Your Dissertation, Second Edition" (both with Rae Newton), as well as numerous articles in professional journals. His research interests are suicide, psychotherapy, and family and organizational systems. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Examiners in Professional Psychology (Clinical).
Rae R. Newton is a Professor of Sociology at California State University-Fullerton and a Senior Statistician at the Child and Adolescent Health Services Research Center in San Diego, California. He recieved his doctoral degree in sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and postdoctoral training at Indiana University. He is author of Your Statistical Consultant: Answers to Your Data Analysis Questions (with Kjell Rudestam) and numerous articles in professional journals. His research interests include statistical analysis, particularly structural equation modeling, health services delivery, and family violence.