Kathleen Flake

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Kathleen Flake was appointed chair of Mormon studies at the University of Virginia in 2013.[1] Previously she was a professor of American Religious History at the Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion at Vanderbilt University.[citation needed] She has a bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University and a J.D. from the University of Utah[citation needed]. She was previously an attorney based in Washington, D.C. She has an M.A. from the Catholic University of America and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.[citation needed] While a graduate student Flake took a summer seminar course for graduate students on Mormon Hisotry with Richard L. Bushman.[2]

Flake is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [3] and served a mission in Japan.[citation needed]


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  1. ^ https://news.virginia.edu/content/uva-names-kathleen-flake-first-bushman-chair-mormon-studies
  2. ^ R. Scott Lloyd "New generation of historians presenting a better view of Mormonism to the world, speaker says", Deseret News, June 6, 2015
  3. ^ http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586578/Virginia-names-Kathleen-Flake-to-Bushman-Mormon-Studies-Chair.html?pg=all

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