Donald G. Godfrey, PhD, is professor of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. He was the recipient of the Mormon History Association’s Christensen Best Documentary Award in 2007. He is the editor of the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. His articles on Mormon history have appeared in the Journal of Mormon History, the American Review of Canadian Studies, Pioneer, This People and The Ensign. He has authored and edited numerous books on Latter-day Saint history and mass media history.
Rebecca S. Martineau-McCarty is the great-great-granddaughter of James Henry Martineau. While attending Brigham Young University, she was women’s director at the Tel Michal archaeological excavations near Tel Aviv, Israel. She also worked as a member of the excavation team restoring the 1607 James Fort in Virginia. She is a genealogist and family historian. She volunteers at the Regional Family History Center and the Utah State Prison. She and husband Paul McCarty, an adjunct professor in the BYU Psychology Department, chaired the Martineau journal publication project for the James Henry Martineau Family Organization.