Terence P. Thornberry, Ph.D., is Professor and former Dean at the School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany, Albany, NY, and Director of the Rochester Youth Development Study. Evelyn H. Wei, Ph.D., is a Senior Data Analyst at the Life History Studies Program at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh, PA. Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, Ph.D., is Codirector of the Life History Studies Program at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical School, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Joyce Van Dyke, Ph.D., is an independent consultant with extensive experience in juvenile justice issues.
Research for the Rochester Youth Development Study and the Pittsburgh Youth Study is supported by OJJDP under grants 96-MU-FX-0014 and 96-MU-FX-0012, respectively. The Rochester Youth Development Study is also supported by grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Science Foundation. The Pittsburgh Youth Study is also supported by a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.