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Robert A. Rees

Robert A. Rees teaches Mormon studies at Graduate Theological Union and UC Berkeley. Previously he taught at UCLA and UC Santa Cruz and was a Fulbright Professor of American Studies in the Baltics. He is the editor or co-editor of Proving by Contraries (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 2005), A Readers’ Book of Mormon (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 2008), and Why I Stay: The Challenge of Discipleship for Contemporary Mormons (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 2011). He has served as a bishop, counselor in a full-time mission presidency, and other callings.

Robert is the author of The Cost of Discipleship: The Dimensions of a Mature Mormon Faith and has contributed chapters to Voices for Equality: Ordain Women and Resurgent Mormon Feminism and War & Peace in Our Time: Mormon Perspectives.