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About Us

The mission of Religious Education at Brigham Young University is to assist individuals in their efforts to come unto Christ by teaching the scriptures, doctrine, and history of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ through classroom instruction, gospel scholarship, and outreach to the larger community.

The mission of Religious Education at Brigham Young University is to assist individuals in their efforts to come unto Christ by teaching the scriptures, doctrine, and history of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ through classroom instruction, gospel scholarship, and outreach to the larger community.

The Deans' Office

Scott Esplin is dean of Religious Education, with Gaye Strathearn and Tyler Griffin as associate deans, Lori Soza as executive assistant to the dean, Adam Hellewell as administrative assistant to the associate deans, and Josh McDaniel as controller.

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Ancient Scripture

Shon Hopkin is chair of the Department of Ancient Scripture, with Charles Swift as associate chair and Jeanine Ehat as administrative assistant.
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Church History and Doctrine

J. B. Haws is chair of the Department of Church History and Doctrine, with Connie Brace as administrative assistant.
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Employment Opportunities

Interested in working for Religious Education? We offer full-time and part-time positions for instructors in the Departments of Ancient Scripture and Church History and Doctrine. We also offer a Dissertation Grant for doctoral students.