Larry E. Morris is a writer and editor with the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship at Brigham Young University. He is the co-editor (along with John W. Welch) of Oliver Cowdery: Scribe, Elder, Witness, published in 2006 by the Maxwell Institute. He has also published articles on Oliver Cowdery in BYU Studies, the FARMS Review, and the Journal of Book of Mormon Studies. Morris is also interested in the history of the American West and published The Fate of the Corps: What Became of the Lewis and Clark Explorers After the Expedition in 2004 with Yale University Press. He recently completed a book on explorer John Colter for the University of Nebraska Press. He and his wife, Deborah, live in Salt Lake City and have four children.