Robert L. Millet (born 30 December 1947) is a professor emeritus of ancient scripture and emeritus Dean of Religious Education at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah. Millet is a Latter-day Saint author and speaker with more than 70 published works on virtually all aspects of the Church. Millet was at the forefront of establishing evangelical Mormon dialogue.
He appears frequently as a commentator on BYUtv and in other visible roles at assorted media outlets as Manager of Outreach and Interfaith Relations for The Church’s Public Affairs Department.
Millet is considered one of the foremost scholars on the Joseph Smith Translation (also known as the Inspired Version) of the Bible.
Millet was born and raised in Louisiana where his grandparents had joined the LDS Church. He received a BA and a master’s in psychology from BYU, and a Ph.D. from Florida State University in biblical studies and contemporary theology. Millet has been a member of the BYU faculty since 1983.
Millet married Shauna Sizemore Millet at the Salt Lake Temple in 1971; they are the parents of six children.
- Former Dean of Religious Education at BYU
- Best-Selling Author
- Written 80 gospel-related books
- Popular speaker at Education Week
- Bachelor’s & Master’s degrees in Psychology from BYU
- Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Florida State University
- Taught Seminary, Institute, and began teaching Religion at BYU in 1983
- Professor emeritus of ancient scripture