Dr. Brian Cannon to Speak at Senior Center on Utah and the Great Depression
Dr. Brian Cannon is a professor of history and chair of the History Department at Brigham Young University, where he has taught for 27 years. He teaches and writes about Utah history, the American West in the 20th century, American rural history, and U.S. history from 1890-1945. He directed the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at BYU from 2003-2018. He has served as president of the Agricultural History Society and the Mormon History Association and serves on the editorial board of the Utah Historical Quarterly. He grew up in Orem and lives with his wife, Anna Lee, in Provo. They are the parents of five children.