Jeffrey N. Walker
Jeff is a trustee and serves on the executive committee as treasurer of the Ensign Peak Foundation, as well as managing editor for Mormon Historic Studies. He is also a trustee and chairman for the Brigham Young Center Foundation. Jeff is currently an adjunct professor at the J. Rueben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University where he teaches courses on legal history. He also taught for six years in the Department of Church History and Doctrine at BYU. Jeff served as the manager and coeditor of the Business and Legal Series of the Joseph Smith Papers for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for fourteen years during which time he was also called to serve as the associate managing editor for the Joseph Smith Papers where he served for five years. With the death of Richard Anderson, Jeff is also preparing the Papers of Oliver Cowdery for publication.
Jeff has spoken and written widely on Church history, specializing on Joseph Smith. He is often a feature scholar on the History of the Saints television series, at BYU’s Education Week, the Mormon History Association Annual Meetings, and history symposiums throughout the country.
He is married to the former Elizabeth Hepburn and they have four children and most importantly ten grandchildren.