Warren P. Aston is an independent researcher whose studies at the University of Queensland, Australia focused on Islam, world religions, and archaeology. His ongoing explorations in Yemen and Oman since 1984 have helped lay the foundation for a better understanding of Lehi’s journey across Arabia. He is the author or coauthor of many studies, including In the Footsteps of Lehi (1994) and Lehi in Arabia: The Old World Origins of the Book of Mormon (forthcoming).

Daniel Belnap (PhD, University of Chicago) is an assistant professor in the Department of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University. He is married to Erin Pinney and has three children.

James B. Gee served as the president and CEO of Pro Sport Floors, Inc., from 1978 to 2006. He is an independent researcher and antiquarian map collector with a passion for travel and exploration.

Terrence L. Szink, (PhD, UCLA) is an assistant professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University. He is married to Eva Trujillo Gonzalez and has two sons, David and Ismail, and a niece, Sheigrid.