October 29, 2021
HEADLINERS: Camille Fronk Olson

Camille Fronk Olson is an emeritus professor, former department chair of Ancient Scripture at BYU, and former teacher at BYU’s Jerusalem Center. She completed a PhD in Middle Eastern Studies, a master’s degree in Near Eastern Studies, and a bachelor’s degree in Education. Her research focused on women in scripture, LDS/evangelical dialogue, LDS doctrine, and Palestinian families in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Her publications include Women of the Old Testament and Women of the New Testament.

Prior to coming to BYU, Sister Olson taught seminary and institute for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Salt Lake City area and served as Dean of Students at LDS Business College. She is a former member of the Young Women General Board and served a full-time mission to Toulouse, France.

Camille Fronk Olson is married to Paul F. Olson. They have two children and four grandchildren. She has no cats or dogs. She is originally from Tremonton, Utah.

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