Pat Tanner Nelson

Retired Human Development & Family Studies Professor
University of Delaware

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Pat Tanner Nelson, Ed.D., is a retired Human Development and Family Studies Professor at the University of Delaware and a Certified Family Life Educator with the National Council on Family Relations.

She received her doctorate in Family and Community Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, a graduate degree in Family Life Education (Michigan State University) and B.S. in human ecology (Kansas State University).

Dr. Nelson focuses on parent education and support, family stress management, and work/family integration. Pat is a co-team leader for eXtension Just in Time Parenting, a national interactive resource that strives to bring high quality, research-based information to families at the time it can be most useful and make the biggest difference in their lives.

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