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More Information about Brian Lindshield

Brian Lindshield is an Associate Professor in the Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health at Kansas State University. A native of Kansas, Brian earned an Associates of Science degree at Pratt Community College before moving to Kansas State to major in Nutritional Sciences. On completing his PhD at the University of Illinois, Brian returned to Kansas where he continues to teach a variety of courses in nutrition today.

Brian is a firm believer in accessible and affordable education. As a student, Brian felt exploited by exorbitant textbook prices and vowed to teach his Human Nutrition course at Kansas State University without a textbook.

In keeping with his commitment to breaking down financial barriers to quality education, Brian has teamed with Alison to produce a series of free online courses on Human Nutrition, drawing on his expertise and experience as a professor at Kansas. Brian's courses have proven a huge success, with over 100,000 students taking his Diploma in Human Nutrition.