About the Author
Julie Poehlmann, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair of the Human Development and Family Studies department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; aninvestigator at the Waisman Center, an affiliate of the Institute for Research on Poverty; and a licensed psychologist. She is also the Director of the Centerfor Child and Family Well-Being at the University of Wisconsin. Through numerous publications and outreach efforts, she has brought the attention ofthe child development and family studies communities to the issue of parental incarceration. Her research with children of incarcerated parents has beenfunded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Health and Human Services. She also serves as an advisor to Sesame Street as part oftheir resilience initiative. J. Mark Eddy, Ph.D., is the Director of Research at Partners for Our Children in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington, and a licensed psychologist. His work focuses on the development and testing of researchbased interventions designed to prevent child abuse and neglect and childhood antisocial behavior and related problem behaviors. He has served as principal investigator on several longitudinal randomized controlled trials of interventions within various systems of care, including adult corrections, juvenile justice, child welfare, and primary school.