Education

  • B.S. Utah State University 1961
  • M.A. University of Colorado 1962
  • Ph.D. University of Colorado 1965

Academic interests

History of American religion, religions in the making, religion in urban America, and Mormonism.

Awards

  • Liberal Arts Outstanding Faculty Award 1985,
  • Grace Arrington Mormon Studies Award 1986,
  • Glenn W. Irwin Research Scholar 1989-90,
  • and Franklin College Brannigan Scholar 1994

Publications

  • Sojourner in the Promised Land (forthcoming);
  • (editor) Journals of William E. McLellin (1994);
  • Mormonism: The Story of A New Religious Tradition (1985);
  • and numerous articles on Mormonism