Mark D. Ogletree is an associate visiting professor in the department of Church History andDoctrine. 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 receivedhis bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Development from Brigham Young University; his master’sdegree in Mental Health Counseling and Educational Psychology from Northern Arizona University, andhis Ph.D. in Family and Human Development from Utah State University. Before coming to BYU, Markowned and operated his own marriage and family therapy practice in McKinney, Texas. He has writtenseveral books on marriage and family related topics. Mark and his wife, Janie, have eight children andreside 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, JosephSmith, Nauvoo, and the youth of the Church.