Camille Fronk Olson is a professor emeritus of ancient scripture and former department chair at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. She holds an MA in Ancient Near Eastern Studies and a PhD in the sociology of the Middle East from BYU. She has served on the Young Women General Board and on the Church's Teacher Development Curriculum Committee. She is a popular speaker and writer whose published books include Women of the Old Testament; In the Hands of the Potter; Mary, Martha and Me; and Too Much to Carry Alone. She loves to travel, garden, and research stories about her ancestors. She is married to Paul Olson, which includes the blessing of two children and four grandchildren.