Bob Wildman is a clinical psychologist (PhD, Georgia State University, 1976) who has published extensively over the years in the fields of psychometrics, behavior therapy, and gambling research. He is the author of the Georgia Court Competency Test, which is now used nationwide. His book Gambling: An Attempt at an Integration was published in 1997. The Inquisitive Yanqui is his first published book-length work of fiction. He maintains a private practice in Reno, Nevada, where he lives with his wife, Linda, and with Sophie, their three-year-old bichon frise.