Derek R. Sainsbury

About Derek R. Sainsbury

Derek R. Sainsbury is an an associate professor of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University and author of Storming the Nation: The Unknown Contributions of Joseph Smith’s Political Missionaries and several academic articles on the political intersections of Latter-day Saint and American histories. He is currently writing a dual biography of Joseph Smith and Robert F. Kennedy as the only two assassinated presidential candidates in American history.