David F. Holland
Holland holds a bachelor's degree in history from Brigham Young University (BYU) and an MA and Ph.D. from Stanford University. While he was a graduate student Holland took a summer seminar in Mormon History at BYU with Richard Bushman.
Holland's noted articles include "From Anne Hutchinson to Horace Bushnell: A New Take on the New England Sequence" (The New England Quarterly, 2005), and " 'A Mixed Construction of Subversion and Conversion': The Complicated Lives and Times of Religious Women" (Gender and History, 2010). He wrote the book Sacred Borders: Continuing Revelation and Canonical Restraint in Early America published by the Oxford University Press in 2011.
Holland is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and a son of Jeffrey R. Holland. He served as a missionary for the LDS Church in Czechoslovakia and was a bishop in Nevada. Since June 2014, he has been serving as president of the church's Nashua New Hampshire Stake.
- Don L. Searle (August 1995). "Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles". Liahona. Retrieved 2013-11-30.
- R. Scott Lloyd "New generation of historians presenting a better view of Mormonism to the world, speaker says", Deseret News, June 6, 2015
- UNLV news announcement on Holland being named professor of the year
- Knpr article on Holland being named professor of the year
- Trent Toone,"Nevada bishop honored as 2011 professor of the year", Deseret News, Dec. 1, 2011.