Robert C. Freeman

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Robert C. Freeman is a professor of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University (BYU) where he has taught for nearly 20 years. Freeman is the director of the Saints at War Project which he co-founded with colleague Dr. Dennis A. Wright. Research of the project has resulted a series of volumes documenting the contributions of Latter-day Saints in the military during wartime. Bob Freeman has contributed to eight volumes on this subject on this theme including World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and conflicts of the nineteenth century. Freeman and Wright are also credited with producing several documentary works on war related subjects as well. Bob Freeman and his wife JaNeal have also recently completed work on a history of the community of Springville, Utah which should be published by the summer of 2013. Freeman has authored numerous professional articles and has presented at various professional conferences of historians.

Freeman served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in London, England. He earned his undergraduate degree at BYU and his law degree at Western State University. He worked for many years for the Church Educational System and has been a professor at BYU since 1996.

Freeman and his wife Ja Neal have seven children.