About the Author
Janiece Johnson is a transplanted Bay Area, California, native who loves history, design, art, good food, and traveling. She has master's degrees in American religious history and theology from Brigham Young University and Vanderbilt's Divinity School, respectively. After working as a historian in the LDS Church History Department for several years, she returned to school to complete doctoral work at the University of Leicester in England. Janiece has published work in women's and religious history specializing in Mormon history and the Mountain Meadows Massacre. She is the general editor of the Mountain Meadows Massacre Legal Papers (University of Oklahoma Press, 2017). she is currently a visiting professor in religious education at Brigham Young University-Idaho.
Jennifer Reeder is a nineteenth-century women's history specialist in the LDS Church History Department. She has a PhD in American history from George Mason University and an MA in history, documentary editing, and archival management from New York University, with a BA in humanities and English teaching from BYU. She is originally from Provo, Utah, and served a mission to Catania, Italy. Check out another book coedited by Reeder with Kate Holbrook: At the Pulpit: 185 Years of Discourses by Latter-day Saint Women (Church Historian's Press, 2017).