Howard L. Biddulph is a Canadian political scientist whose work focused on the government of the Soviet Union. At various times, he was a faculty member at Brigham Young University, University of Victoria, and Rutgers University.
Biddulph received his Ph.D. from Indiana University, where he wrote his dissertation on "Karl Marx's Early Thought in the Soviet Union". Biddulph began his academic career as a professor at Rutgers University. He was chair of the political science department at the University of Victoria.
Biddulph was the first president of the Victoria British Columbia Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and the first president of the church's Ukraine Kiev Mission, where he oversaw the opening of missionary work in Ukraine. In the LDS Church, Biddulph has also been a bishop and Regional Representative of the Quorum of the Twelve.
Biddulph and his wife Colleen are the parents of five children.
Biddulph also wrote the book The Morning Breaks (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1996). Articles by Biddulph include the 1983 article "Local Interest Articulation at CPSU Congress", "Soviet Intellectual Dissent as a Political Counter Culture" in Western Political Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 3, p. 522-533, "Religious Liberty and the Ukrainian State: Nationalism Versus Equal Protection" in BYU Law Review, 1995 and "Religious Participation of Youth in the USSR" in Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 31, Issue 3 (July 1979) p. 417-433.
- Howard Biddulph at the MLCA Database
- Church News country information for Ukraine
- Robert J. McCue, "The Saints on Vancouver Island", Ensign, April 1976, p. 45.
- Deseret News Church Almanac. 2010 edition. p. 447.
- All Books entry of Biddulph
- list of useful primary sources including Biddulph's book
- Global Mormonism Project entry on Ukraine