Long time MSSA member, O. Kendall White, recently commented on a MormonTimes.com story about Southern Virginia University, an independent university that caters specifically to Mormons.
The Mormon Social Science Association was contacted by a foreign reporter looking for someone knowledgeable about polygamy from a social scientific perspective. The reporter was directed to Michael Nielsen, a long-time MSSA member who is currently doing research on polygamy. Michael Nielsen’s thoughts on the developing story were incorporated into the news article, which is available here. This is a great illustration of how the MSSA website is reaching out to a broader audience to share the knowledge and expertise of the membership.
Armand Mauss is featured in an LATimes article on Mormons and Muslims.
Marcus Martins, a member of the MSSA, recently delivered a retrospective speech looking at how the 1978 Revelation on the Priesthood brought changes in Mormonism. The speech is available on Dr. Martins’s website here.
Richard Bushman, a friend of the MSSA, recently participated in a lengthy panel discussion on Mormonism and politics. The transcript of the session is well worth the read and is available free of charge here.