James N. Butcher is Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota and has maintained an active research program in the areas of personality assessment, abnormal psychology, cross-cultural personality factors, and computer based personality assessment. Dr. Butcher has published 50 books and more than 185 articles in the area of personality assessment, abnormal psychology, and psychotherapy. Actively involved in developing and organizing disaster response programs for dealing with human problems following airline disasters, Dr. Butcher organized a model crisis intervention disaster response for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport and supervised psychological services following two recent airline disasters: Northwest Flight 255 and Aloha Airlines' Maui accidents. Julia N. Perry currently manages clinical programs and activities for an interdisciplinary outpatient mental health team at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. She provides mental health services to a broad range of patients and also trains students in psychology and other fields. She has previously taught courses in applied psychology. She has also been a management consultant for national business organizations, local municipalities, and public safety departments, providing a full range of related services.