Andrea J. Sedlak, Ph.D., is Associate Director of Human Services
Research at Westat, Inc.; Project Director of the NISMART2
Unified Estimate, Juvenile Facilities Study, and Law Enforcement
Study; and Advisor to the NISMART2 Household Survey.
David Finkelhor, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology and Director,
Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New
Hampshire, and Advisor to NISMART2. Heather Hammer,
Ph.D., is a Senior Study Director at the Temple University
Institute for Survey Research, Philadelphia, PA, and Principal
Investigator of NISMART2. Dana J. Schultz, M.P.P., is
a Policy Analyst at Westat, Inc., Operations Manager of the
Juvenile Facilities Study and Law Enforcement Study, and Analyst
for the Unified Estimate.
Other contributors include Louise Hanson, M.A.S., Senior
Study Director at the Temple University Institute for Survey
Research and Director of Data Collection for the NISMART2
Household Surveys; Michael K. Barr, M.A., Associate Study
Director at the Temple University Institute for Survey Research;
Lorraine E. Porcellini, M.A., Sampling Department Manager
at the Temple University Institute for Survey Research; Richard
Ormrod, Ph.D., Research Professor of Geography at the University
of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center;
G. Hussain Choudhry, Ph.D., Senior Statistician at Westat,
Inc.; Svetlana Ryaboy, Statistician at Westat, Inc.; Ying
Long, Programmer at Westat, Inc.; Karol P. Krotki, Ph.D.,
Chief Statistician at NuStats; and Karl Landis, Ph.D.
The authors extend their appreciation to Barbara Allen-Hagen,
Senior Social Analyst at OJJDP and NISMART2 Program
Manager, for her support and guidance in every phase of this
project. The authors also thank the many individuals who responded
to the NISMART2 surveys for their cooperation and candor.