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Casey Griffiths

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Department: Church History

Title: Assistant Teaching Professor

Office: 275F JSB

Phone number: (801) 422-3862

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Bio: Casey Paul Griffiths was born and raised in Delta, Utah. He served a mission in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, before returning home to complete a BA degree in history at Brigham Young University (2002). He later earned an MA in religious education and a PhD in educational leadership and foundations at BYU (2007, 2012). His studies focused on the development of religious education programs among the Latter-day Saints. Before joining the faculty in Religious Education at BYU, Brother Griffiths served in Seminaries and Institutes for eleven years as a teacher and a curriculum writer. His research focuses on the history of religious education among Latter-day Saints, the history of the Church in the Pacific, and diverse movements associated with the Restoration. He is married to Elizabeth Ottley Griffiths, and they live in Saratoga Springs with their three adorable children. 

Courses Taught: Doctrine and Covenants (REL C 324, 325), Foundations of the Restoration (REL C 225), The Eternal Family (Rel 200), The Living Prophets (Rel 333)

Areas of Expertise: Doctrine and Covenants, Church educational history, 20th-century Church history, global Church history with emphasis on the Pacific

Areas of Research: History of Seminaries and Institutes, global Church education, Restoration movements, consecration practices