Dr. Elisabeth Sheff is one of a handful of global experts on polyamory and the foremost international expert on children in polyamorous families. Specializing in diversity and underserved populations, Sheff is an expert witness, relationship consultant, and public speaker. Author of the book The Polyamorists Next Door: Inside Multiple-Partner Relationships and Families (2014 hardback and ebook, 2015 paperback and audiobook) and editor of Stories from the Polycule: Real Life in Polyamorous Families (2015). A pioneer on the academic study of polyamory, Sheff has also published over 20 peer reviewed journal articles and chapters in books pertaining to gender, families, and sexual minorities.
Sheff has given scores of radio, podcast, print, and television interviews with sources from Radio Slovenia to National Public Radio, the Sunday London Times to the Boston Globe and Newsweek, CNN to National Geographic Television. Blogging for Psychology Today and How Do I Date, Sheff makes academic research easily accessible to everyone.