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This podcast was published at The Sign of Jonas Blog. Dr. Susan Easton Black lectures on the life of Mormon Founder Joseph Smith. Dr. Susan Easton Black joined the faculty of Brigham Young University in 1978, where she is currently a professor of Church history and doctrine. She is a past Eliza R. Snow Fellow, Associate Dean of General Education and Honors, and Director of Church History in the BYU Religious Studies Center. The recipient of numerous academic awards, she received the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award in 2000, the highest award given a professor on the BYU Provo campus. Dr. Black has authored, edited, and compiled more than 100 books and 250 articles. Specializing in research on Joseph Smith and the early Latter-day Saints, and particularly on the Missouri and Nauvoo periods, Professor Black has authored, edited, and compiled over ninety books and as many articles. She is the widow of Harvey B. Black, the mother of eight children and currently serves as a ward Young Women’s president.

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