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Andrew Hedges

Associate Dean
Religious Education

365D JSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Andrew H. Hedges is a professor of Church history and doctrine at BYU and currently serves as the associate dean of Religious Education. He earned his BS in zoology at Weber State College (1986), his MA in near Eastern studies at BYU (1991), and his PhD in American history at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (1996). He teaches classes in the Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and nineteenth-century church history. He is a coeditor of the Journals 2 and Journals 3 volumes of The Joseph Smith Papers and served for a time as managing historian of that project. He has authored and edited numerous other books and articles dealing with church history and doctrine and is currently researching the history of Latter-day Saints, wetlands, and marshes in the Salt Lake Valley.

Areas of Expertise: Nauvoo Period

Areas of Research: Nauvoo Period, Early Utah

Professional Citizenship

  • Editor, Associate Editor, Farleigh Dickenson University Press, 2013-09-01 - 2013-09-30 - Present
  • Conference-Related Role, Mormon History Association, 2014-09-01 - 2014-09-30 - 2015-06-01 - 2015-06-30
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Journal of Book of Mormon and Restoration Scripture, 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31 - 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Journal of Book of Mormon and Restoration Scripture, 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 - 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Journal of Book of Mormon and Restoration Scripture, 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31 - 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Mormon Historical Studies, 2005-01-01 - 2005-12-31 - 2005-01-01 - 2005-12-31
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Mormon Historical Studies, 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31 - 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31

Courses Taught

2020

  • REL C 342 : Section 001
  • MMBIO 551R: Section 001

2019

  • REL C 342 : Section 002
  • REL C 342 : Section 001
  • REL C 342 : Section 002

2018

  • REL C 342 : Section 001
  • REL C 342 : Section 002
  • REL A 275 : Section 004
  • REL A 275 : Section 009

2017

  • REL C 324 : Section 017
  • REL C 324 : Section 019
  • REL C 341 : Section 001
  • REL C 342 : Section 001
  • REL C 342 : Section 002

2016

  • REL C 342 : Section 001
  • REL C 342 : Section 002
  • REL C 341 : Section 001
  • REL C 341 : Section 002
  • REL C 341 : Section 003
  • REL C 341 : Section 004
  • REL C 342 : Section 001
  • REL C 342 : Section 002

2015

  • REL C 341 : Section 003
  • REL C 341 : Section 004
  • REL C 342 : Section 001
  • REL C 342 : Section 002
  • REL C 341 : Section 001
  • REL C 341 : Section 002
  • REL C 341 : Section 001
  • REL C 341 : Section 003
  • REL C 342 : Section 002
  • REL C 342 : Section 003

2014

  • REL C 341 : Section 001
  • REL C 341 : Section 002
  • REL C 342 : Section 001
  • REL C 342 : Section 002
  • REL C 341 : Section 002
  • REL C 341 : Section 003
  • REL C 341 : Section 001
  • REL C 341 : Section 003
  • REL C 342 : Section 003

2013

  • REL C 341 : Section 001
  • REL C 341 : Section 002
  • REL C 342 : Section 001

2010

  • REL C 342 : Section 001
  • REL C 342 : Section 002
  • REL A 121 : Section 022
  • REL A 121 : Section 024

2009

  • REL C 342 : Section 002
  • REL C 342 : Section 003
  • REL A 121 : Section 073
  • REL C 325 : Section 029
  • REL C 341 : Section 002
  • REL A 121 : Section 019
  • REL A 121 : Section 025
  • REL C 325 : Section 037

2008

  • REL C 341 : Section 003
  • REL C 341 : Section 008
  • REL A 121 : Section 062
  • REL A 121 : Section 066
  • REL C 325 : Section 029
  • REL C 325 : Section 030
  • REL C 342 : Section 001
  • REL C 342 : Section 002
  • REL C 342 : Section 005
  • REL C 325 : Section 037
  • REL C 325 : Section 040

2007

  • REL C 341 : Section 003
  • REL C 341 : Section 008
  • REL C 325 : Section 016
  • REL C 325 : Section 019
  • REL C 325 : Section 029
  • REL C 325 : Section 030
  • REL C 341 : Section 001
  • REL C 341 : Section 002
  • REL C 342 : Section 001
  • REL C 342 : Section 002
  • REL C 325 : Section 027
  • REL C 325 : Section 031
  • REL C 325 : Section 039
  • REL C 325 : Section 042

2006

  • REL C 341 : Section 003
  • REL C 341 : Section 005
  • REL C 341 : Section 011
  • REL C 325 : Section 024
  • REL C 325 : Section 026
  • REL C 325 : Section 030
  • REL C 325 : Section 031
  • REL C 341 : Section 001
  • REL C 341 : Section 002
  • REL C 342 : Section 001
  • REL C 342 : Section 002
  • REL C 325 : Section 024
  • REL C 325 : Section 031
  • REL C 325 : Section 038
  • REL C 325 : Section 045

2005

  • REL C 324 : Section 041
  • REL C 324 : Section 045
  • REL C 325 : Section 016
  • REL C 325 : Section 024
  • REL C 324 : Section 014
  • REL C 324 : Section 018
  • REL C 325 : Section 035
  • REL C 325 : Section 038

2004

  • REL C 324 : Section 040
  • REL C 324 : Section 044
  • REL C 325 : Section 005
  • REL C 325 : Section 010
  • REL C 342 : Section 002
  • REL C 342 : Section 003
  • REL C 342 : Section 005
  • REL C 341 : Section 004
  • REL C 341 : Section 005
  • REL C 325 : Section 026
  • REL C 325 : Section 030
  • REL C 325 : Section 402
  • REL C 325 : Section 405

Publications

  • Holzapfel RN, Baugh AL, Black SE, Bennett RE, Hedges AH. April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2010. The Doctrine and Covenants: A Roundtable Discussion. 2nd ed. Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center, BYU.

Presentations

  • Hedges AH. Joseph Smith's Nauvoo Journals. Mormon Historical Association. June, 2018.
  • Hedges AH. News from Salt Lake, 1847-1849. Mormon History Association. June, 2016.
  • Hedges AH. Joseph Smith, Thomas Ford, and the Third Extradition Attampt. Mormon Historical Association. June, 2015.
  • Hedges AH. Journals 3: The Last Fourteen Months of Joseph Smith's Life. Friday Faculty Forum. November, 2013.
  • Joseph Smith, John C Bennett, and the 1842 Extradition Attempt. Continuing Education. 2008.
  • The Light Shall Begin to Break Forth: Protestant Missions to the Indians in Colonial America. 33rd Annual Sidney B Sperry Symposium. 2004.
  • Compassion Upon the Earth: Man, Prophets, and Nature. Our Stewardship: Perspectives on Nature. 2004.
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