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Alex Baugh

Professor
Church History and Doctrine

210-G JSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Alexander L. Baugh is a professor and chair of the Department of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University, where he has been a full-time faculty member since 1995. He received his BS from Utah State University and his MA and PhD degrees from Brigham Young University. He specializes in researching and writing about the Missouri period of early Church history (1831–39). He is the author, editor, or coeditor of ten books, including three volumes of the Document series of The Joseph Smith Papers (Documents, volumes 4, 5, and 6). In addition, he has published more than eighty historical journal articles, essays, and book chapters. He is a member of the Mormon History Association and the John Whitmer Historical Association, having served as president of the latter organization in 2006–7. He is also the past editor of Mormon Historical Studies and past codirector of research for the BYU Religious Studies Center. He is married to the former Susan Johnson, and they are the parents of five children. He and his wife reside in Highland, Utah.

Research Interests

Early LDS Church History
History of the LDS Church in Missouri, 1831-1839

Teaching Interests

Joseph Smith the the Restoration (REL C 341)
Foundations of the Restoration (REL C 225)
Doctrine and Covenants, Sections 1-76 (REL C 324)
Doctrine and Covenants, Sections 77-138, OD 1-2 (REL C 325)

Professional Citizenship

  • Other, Mormon Historical Studies (2006 - 2014)
  • Board Member, Mormon Historic Sites Foundation (1999 - 2011)
  • Other, Mormon History Association (2009 - 2009)
  • Other, John Whitmer Historical Association (2008 - 2009)
  • Other, John Whitmer Historical Association (2006 - 2007)
  • Officer (specify in Other), John Whitmer Historical Association (2005 - 2006)
  • Other, Mormon History Association (2002 - 2006)
  • Other, Mormon Historical Studies (2000 - 2006)
  • Other, Mormon History Association (1999 - 2002)
  • Other, John Whitmer Historical Association (1999 - 2001)
  • Other, Nauvoo Journal (1997 - 1999)
  • Other, Mormon History Association (1995 - 1998)

Courses Taught

Publications

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Presentations

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