Department: Church History
Title: Associate Professor
Office: 210D JSB
Phone number: (801) 422-3223
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Bio: Brother Bott was born and raise in Northern Utah. Graduated with a BS in Psychology from USU. Masters in Secondary Education from USU. Doctorate in Educational Leadership from BYU. Served as a Bishop, High Councilor, Stake Presidency (twice), and as a Mission President. Has authored numerous books and articles. Married to Vickie Pehrson. Parents of six children (3 boys, 3 girls), 8 grandchildren. Loves to travel, read, counsel, and write.
Courses Taught: Sharing the Gospel, Doctrine and Covenants
Areas of Expertise: Doctrine of the Church, missionary preparation, application of doctrine to life; Joseph Smith's writings
Areas of Research: Scriptural application; Interdisciplinary healing of the whole man; Doctrines of the Gospel.
Languages: English, Samoan