About the Reviewers
About the Reviewers
Mark Ashurst-McGee (graduate student, Arizona State University) is an associate
editor of the Papers of Joseph Smith at the Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for
Latter-day Saint History. He won the Reese Award for the best thesis in Mormon
History in 2001 for his work on Joseph Smith.
Davis Bitton (Ph.D., Princeton University) is professor emeritus of history at
the University of Utah and former assistant church historian for the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Glen M. Cooper (Ph.D., Columbia University) is an independent scholar specializing
in the early history of science, particularly of Graeco-Arabic medicine and astronomy.
Robert D. Crockett (J.D., Brigham Young University) is a partner at Latham &
Watkins, Los Angeles.
Matthew G. Fisher is an undergraduate student at the University of Utah completing
degrees in philosophy and English.
Brant Gardner (M.A., SUNY, Albany) is product specialist for a privately held
software firm in New York. He has published articles on Nahuatl mythology and
kinship and has formal training in Mesoamerican studies.
Steven C. Harper (Ph.D., Lehigh University) is assistant professor of church history
and doctrine at Brigham Young University. In 1999 the Mormon History Association
awarded him the T. Edgar Lyon Award for the best article of 1998 and the Juanita
Brooks Award for the best graduate student paper presented in 1999.
Keith H. Lane (Ph.D. candidate, Claremont Graduate University) is assistant professor
of religion at Brigham Young University—Hawaii.
David A. McClellan (Ph.D., Louisiana State University) is assistant professor
of integrative biology at Brigham Young University.
Louis Midgley (Ph.D., Brown University) is professor emeritus of political science
at Brigham Young University.
George L. Mitton (M.S., Utah State University) is retired from a career in education
and public administration.
Don Norton (M.A., Brigham Young University) is professor emeritus of English at
Brigham Young University.
David L. Paulsen (J.D., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Michigan)
is professor of philosophy at Brigham Young University.
Daniel C. Peterson (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles) is professor
of Islamic studies and Arabic at Brigham Young University.
Matthew Roper (M.S., Brigham Young University) is resident scholar at the Institute
for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts at Brigham Young University.
Jan Shipps (Ph.D., University of Colorado) is professor emeritus of history and
religious studies at Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis.
Brian D. Stubbs (M.A., University of Utah) has completed coursework and comprehensive
exams toward a Ph.D. in Near Eastern languages and linguistics from the University
of Utah. He is an instructor of English and linguistics at the College of Eastern
Utah—San Juan Campus.
John A. Tvedtnes (two M.A.s, University of Utah) is senior resident scholar with
the Institute for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts at Brigham