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Hal R. Boyd

Executive Editor of Deseret News National

Hal R. Boyd is a Fellow at the Wheatley Institute and the Executive Editor of Deseret News National. Until April 2021, he served as Associate Professor of Family Law and Policy in Brigham Young University’s School of Family Life and Director of Family Public Scholarship. His essays have been published by The Atlantic, Newsweek, Religion & Politics, and First Things. He’s been a guest of NPR and CNN, and his commentary has been cited in the pages of The New York Times and The Washington Post. His books include “Psalms of Nauvoo”, “Are Christians Mormon?”, and, most recently, “College for the Commonwealth.” He is a graduate of Yale Law School and Brigham Young University.