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Mary Stovall Richards

Mary Stovall Richards, American historian, educator. Member Utah Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, 1988-1995, chair, 1992-1995. Member Southern History Association, Southern Association Women Historians, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Richards, Mary Stovall was born on July 15, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Max Lee and Mary Young Victoria (Goulding) Stovall.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History summa cum laude, Brigham Young University, 1973. Master of Arts in American History, University Chicago, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in American History, University Chicago, 1983.

    Career

    • Director Women's Research Institute Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1983-1988, assistant professor, 1983-1991, associate professor, since 1991.

    Works

    • Member editorial board Family Perspective, 1984-1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Views

    The President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at any given time is a prophet of God in the same way as Abraham, Moses, Isaiah, and the Apostles. Revelation is a continuing process through which God still instructs people.

    Membership

    Member Utah Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, 1988-1995, chair, 1992-1995. Member Southern History Association, Southern Association Women Historians, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Paul Chipman Richards, June 5, 1991.
    • father: Max Lee Stovall
    • mother: Mary Young Victoria (Goulding) Stovall
    • spouse: Paul Chipman Richards
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    Born July 15, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Brigham Young University
    • 1976
      University Chicago
    • 1983
      University Chicago
    • 1983 - 1988
      Director, Women's Research Institute Brigham Young University
      Provo, Utah, United States