received her BA and MA degrees in criminology and criminal justice from Temple University and the University of Maryland, respectively. She is currently working on a PhD degree in criminology from the University of Maryland. Her interests lie in gender and sentencing policy analysis.
Colin F. Camerer is Axline professor of business economics (one of three chaired professors in social science) at the California Institute of Technology. He has held teaching positions at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, the Wharton School, and the University of Chicago. His research is primarily published in academic journals and he is on several of their boards, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Strategic Management Journal , and Games and Economic Behavior. His research concerns whether people make systematic mistakes in their decisions, for example in choosing among risky alternatives, engaging in competitive or strategic interactions, and trading in financial markets. He is interested in how new discoveries in neuroscience inform the basic components of economic decision making (judging probabilities, weighing the future, choosing among goods). He has an MBA in finance and a PhD in decision theory from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
Linda B. Cottler is professor of epidemiology in the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Her contributions to the field involve risk factors for substance use, assessment of substance use and psychiatric disorders, and the consequences and prevention of substance use, particularly in connection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). She has published extensively, reviews articles for numerous journals, and is on the board of College on the Problems of Drug Dependence and the American Psychopathological Association. Her latest publication (with colleague Renee M. Cunningham-Williams) focused on the epidemiology of pathological gambling among household residents in Missouri from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area (ECA) Study. She has an MPH