Abbie E. Goldberg, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, where she also currently serves as the director of Women’s & Gender Studies. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research examines diverse families, including LGBTQ-parent families and adoptive-parent families. She is the author of over 140 peer-reviewed articles and four books, and is the editor of four books. She has received research funding from the American Psychological Association, the National Institutes of Health, the Spencer Foundation, and other sources. She teaches courses on diversity in contemporary families, research methods with diverse families, human sexuality, the psychology of sexual orientation, gender and crime, and ethics in clinical psychology.