About the Reviewers

Elaine A. Andelin has a B.S. in accounting from Brigham Young University. She is a mother and homemaker.

Alan C. Ashton, Ph.D., was professor of computer science at BYU from 1972 to 1986. He was cofounder, CEO, and president of WordPerfect Corporation (1979-1991). He is currently a director at Novell Inc., Fonix Corporation, International Power Technologies Inc., and InsurQuote Inc.

John E. Clark has a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is an associate professor of anthropology at Brigham Young University.

John Gee is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Egyptology at Yale University.

Ted L. Gibbons has an M.A. from Arizona State in audiovisual education. He serves as the principal of Mountain View Seminary in Orem, Utah.

William J. Hamblin has a Ph.D. in history from the University of Michigan and is associate professor of history at Brigham Young University.

Dennis H. Karpowitz earned a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Oregon. He is currently chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Kansas.

Phillip R. Kunz, who earned a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, is professor of sociology at Brigham Young University.

Louis Midgley, Ph.D., has recently retired from teaching in the Department of Political Science at Brigham Young University.

Blake T. Ostler, J.D., has taught philosophy for Brigham Young University, Salt Lake Center. He is presently engaged in the practice of law with the firm of Kirton & McConkie.

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.

D. Charles Pyle is currently pursuing degrees in theology and computer science.

Matthew Roper is a senior in history at Brigham Young University.

John A. Tvedtnes, M.A., is senior project manager with the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies.

John W. Welch, J.D., is the Robert K. Thomas Professor of Law at the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University and the editor-in-chief of BYU Studies.