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Robert A. Rees

Director of Mormon Studies and Visiting Professor

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since

I have taught 35 different courses at the university level (religion, literature, the arts and humanities). I have taught at UCLA, UC Santa Cruz, UC Berkeley, and Graduate Theological Union as well as at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania where I had an appointment as a Fulbright Professor.

Degrees and Certifications

MA, Ph.D.

Research and Teaching Interests


Religion and Culture


Textual Studies 

Religion and Literature

Selected Publications

Why I Stay: The Challenges of Discipleship for Contemporary Mormons 

The Reader’s Book of Mormon

Proving Contraries: A Collection of Writings in Honor of Eugene England

Supportive Families, Healthy Children: Helping Latter-day Saint Families with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Children