Dr. Shannon Monnat is the Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion, Associate Professor of Sociology, and the Co-Director of the Policy, Place, and Population Health Lab in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. She is also a Senior Research Associate in the Center for Policy Research at SU and a Fellow at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Monnat received her PhD in Sociology from the State University of New York at Albany.
Terrie E. Moffitt studies how genetic and environmental risks work together to shape the developmental course of abnormal human behaviors and psychiatric disorders. Her particular interest is in antisocial and criminal behavior, but she also studies depression, psychosis, and substance abuse. She is a licensed clinical psychologist, who completed her clinical hospital training at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. She is associate director of the Dunedin Longitudinal Study, which follows 1000 people born in 1972 in New Zealand from birth to age 38 so far.