families since the 1980s.
He is founding director of MenTeach.org and serves as faculty at Metropolitan State University in Minnesota.
He is also a co-facilitator of the World Forum’s Men in Early Childhood Education program.
Bryan has appeared on the Canadian
Broadcast Corporation, ABC Good Morning America, BBC,
CNN, NBC Nightly News, TV3 New Zealand, PBS - A Place of Our Own and is quoted in print and online national media.
He has written extensively and often presents about men in the lives of children both nationally and internationally.
He has received various awards including a Leadership Fellowship to attend graduate school at
Harvard University to research men, fathers and children.
Video & Radio Interviews
NPR Interview - KUAF
Podcast about history of
with Keen Readers.
Palm, G., Hennon, C., & Nelson,
Fathering, Schools, and Schooling: What Fathers Contribute and Why It Is Important.
In Home and School Relations: Teachers and Parents Working Together, (5th Edition). London, UK. Pearson. (To be re-published 2016)
Nelson, Bryan G. (2012) Männer in der Elementarpädagogik in Nordamerika.
In Männer in Kitas. Koordinationsstelle „Männer in Kitas“ (Hrsg.).
Men in Teaching: Gender Equality through the Promise of Gender Balance - Young Children (September 2011)
Men and Teaching:
Good Intentions and Productive Tensions - Journal of Men's Studies (Spring
Alumni Interview - Metropolitan State University BUZZ (Fall 2010)
Men in Your Teacher
Preparation Program: Five Strategies to Recruit and Retain
Them - Young Children
Forward - Perspectives on Gender in Early
Active Adult Play: Improving
Children's Health & Behavior While Having Fun - Child Care Exchange
Status of Male Teachers in Public Education Today - Center for Evaluation &
Are the Men? - Principal
Magazine (May - June 2006)
Aggression with Touch - Dimensions
of Early Childhood
Men Teaching and Working with
Children: A History and a Future - Why Fathers Count
Myths about men
teaching - Child Care
Men in Education - An Update - NAEYC Young Children
Men's Retreat -
NAEYC Young Children
Importance of Dad's in Children's Lives - PBS television - A Place of Our Own
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