Mark Ashurst-McGee is a historian and documentary editor with the Joseph Smith Papers Project at the Church History Library. He holds a PhD in history and has trained at the Institute for the Editing of Historical Documents. He specializes in document analysis and documentary editing methodology. He has coedited several volumes of The Joseph Smith Papers and is the author of scholarly articles on Joseph Smith and early Mormon history. He and Angela Ashurst-McGee are the parents of six children. They live in West Jordan, Utah. The author would like to thank the Neil A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship for a research grant.
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