Linda Nielsen Ed.D.
Linda Nielsen, Ed.D., is a Professor of Education at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC. She is an internationally recognized expert on father-daughter relationships and on shared physical custody for children with separated parents. In addition to her many academic articles, she has written three books on father-daughter relationships. For the past 26 years, she has been teaching the only college course in the country devoted exclusively to father-daughter relationships. Her research and advice have been featured in a BBC podcast, a PBS documentary, on NPR, as well as in such publications as The Atlantic and Time magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. The 2nd edition of her college textbook, Fathers and Daughters: Contemporary Research & Issues, will be published by Routledge in June 2019. Her guide book, Between Fathers & Daughters: Enriching & Rebuilding Your Adult Relationship, has been a leading resource for fathers and daughters for more than a decade.