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Mark D. Ogletree

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Department: Church History

Title: Associate Professor

Office: 270F JSB

Phone number: (801) 422-2156

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Bio: Mark D. Ogletree is an associate visiting professor in the department of Church History and
Doctrine. Mark taught for 21 years in the Church Educational System where he was a seminary
teacher, seminary principal, institute instructor, institute director, and CES Coordinator. He received
his bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Development from Brigham Young University; his master’s
degree in Mental Health Counseling and Educational Psychology from Northern Arizona University, and
his Ph.D. in Family and Human Development from Utah State University. Before coming to BYU, Mark
owned and operated his own marriage and family therapy practice in McKinney, Texas. He has written
several books on marriage and family related topics. Mark and his wife, Janie, have eight children and
reside in Provo, Utah.

Courses Taught: LDS Marriage and Family Relations, Teachings of the Living Prophets, Doctrine &
Covenants

Area of Expertise: Prophetic teachings on marriage and family issues, the Living Prophets and Apostles,
Doctrine and Covenants and Church History

Areas of Research: The Presidents of the Church and their family lives; marriage, parenting, Joseph
Smith, Nauvoo, and the youth of the Church.