About the author
Clyde R. Forsberg Jr. holds a Ph.D. in Cultural and Religious History from Queen’s University (Kingston). His academic writing includes published book and film reviews for the Journal of American History and Church History (University of Chicago), as well as peer-reviewed articles for the Journal of Historical Geography, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, and the John Whitmer Historical Association Journal. He is also the author of Equal Rites: The Book of Mormon, Masonry, Gender, and American Culture (Columbia University Press, 2004). An assistant professor at Oxford College/Aletheia University in Taiwan, he teaches a wide array of courses in American Studies. He also directed and performed in the 2009 university production of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” And he is the featured international jazz artist ever Friday night at Sapere Café in Tamsui, Taiwan.