Our Consultants

Dr. Timothy Addison

Timothy Addison, PhD
Timothy Addison, PhD

Tim is a research statistician who helps master’s and doctoral students with statistical design (quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods) and analysis (descriptive and inferential via SPSS). Tim also helps students resolve questions related to the use of statistics in the proposal, data collection, and analysis of quantitative and mixed-methods research.

Tim earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from Alliant International University. He has taught for the University of Phoenix; the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY; and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Irvine and Los Angeles Campuses).

Tim has 20 years of health care experience, including 10 as a civilian and 10 as an active duty service member (rank of Major) within the United States Army Reserves as a Research Psychologist.

Linda Deacon, PhD

Research Statistician, Quantitative Methods

Psychology, Medicine, Nursing, Theology, Sociology

Dissertation Statistician - Dissertation Writing Consultant
Dr. Linda Deacon

Linda Deacon has served as an independent statistical consultant since 1985. She has coordinated the data management and statistical analysis of state and federally funded longitudinal and multi-center research.

She has co-authored several articles published in the fields of medicine and psychology and has assisted in the editing of statistical textbooks and documentation for statistical software.

She has designed and assisted in the development of survey instruments currently in use at various medical centers, universities and county regional centers. She regularly advises doctoral candidates on the formulation, statistical analysis, and interpretation of research hypotheses.

Kathleen Locke

Dissertation Editor & Rewriting Specialist

Dr. Kathleen Locke
Dr. Kathleen Locke

Kathleen Locke has proven expertise in English language editing and style guide formatting, including APA, Harvard, Chicago, and MLA. She has worked in the academic industry for the past 15 years and brings experience working with students on a variety of projects.

Her background is eclectic with editing experience across multiple disciplines and topics. She has worked with both graduate students and professors to improve their writing skills, with over 1,000 documents edited to date.

She has previously acted as a peer reviewer for Qualitative Health Research/ Sage Publications, revue phénEPS-PHEnex/ Physical and Health Education Canada, and Illuminare/ Indiana University.

Holly Monty

Holly Monty
Holly Monty

Holly, a freelance editor for 20 years, has worked on books and articles published by many of the world’s leading publishers, including Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, MIT Press, University of Minnesota Press, John Wiley, Springer, Erlbaum, Pearson-Prentice Hall, Macmillan, Teacher Ideas Press, and other top names in academic and nonfiction publishing. To date, she has edited more than 500 published nonfiction books and monographs and several hundred dissertations and theses. Holly is proud to have worked with a diversity of students and academics from a broad range of universities,