About the Reviewers

Terry B. Ball earned a Ph.D. in botany from Brigham Young University and is assistant professor of ancient scripture at that institution.

Chris Crowe received his Ed.D. degree in English education from Arizona State. He is currently an associate professor of English at Brigham Young University.

Kay P. Edwards earned a Ph.D. in consumer economics from Cornell University. She is emeritus professor of family sciences at Brigham Young University.

Deborah Farmer is currently a sophomore at Boston University working toward a B.S. in elementary education and a B.A. in English.

Gary P. Gillum, M.L.S., is religion and ancient studies librarian at Brigham Young University.

LeIsle Jacobson has a B.S. degree from Brigham Young University. She is an online consultant in Tempe, Arizona.

John Wm. Maddox earned a J.D. degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. He is a former seminary teacher currently practicing law in Orem, Utah.

V. Garth Norman has an M.A. degree from Brigham Young University. He serves as director of Archaeological Research Consultants and research director of the Ancient America Foundation.

Gary F. Novak, M.A., administers the World Wide Web site at Rio Salado Community College in Arizona. He has taught computer science and published several essays concerning the logic of explanation in the understanding of Mormon scripture and history.

Daniel C. Peterson earned a Ph.D. in Near Eastern languages and cultures from the University of California at Los Angeles and is associate professor of Islamic studies and Arabic at Brigham Young University.

David Rolph Seely earned a Ph.D. in Near Eastern studies at the University of Michigan and is assistant professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University.

Bryan J. Thomas earned a B.A. degree in commercial art from Brigham Young University and is president of Thomas & Perkins, an advertising agency based in Denver.

Bruce A. Van Orden earned a Ph.D. in American, Mormon, and modern European history at Brigham Young University and is associate professor of Church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University.

Bruce W. Warren earned a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona at Tucson in anthropology and archaeology. He is president of the Ancient America Foundation.

Keith J. Wilson earned a Ph.D. at the University of Utah in educational administration and is assistant professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University.