Abigail Lindner recently completed her time as a research associate with National Council For Adoption and is now a Ph.D. candidate at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Abigail previously earned a B.S. in mathematics at Regent University. In addition to her work with NCFA, she has contributed to publications from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences and Providence Mag.
Abigail is an adopted individual born in China and raised on both coasts by her adoptive American family, which included six children, four of whom were adopted. In middle school her family lived in Xi’an, the capital of China’s Shaanxi Province, to serve foster children. Her own background combined with that experience has grown in Abigail a love for her home country and a passion for foster care and adoption anywhere.
Written by Abigail:
Single Parent Adoption: The Process and Experience of Adopting Unpartnered
Adult Adoptee Access to Adoption and Birth Records: History, Controversy, Legislation, and Societal Change
Profiles in Adoption, Part One (co-author)