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Dr. Anderson attained a B.A. degree from the University of Utah in Psychology, a M.A. from BYU in Counseling and Guidance, and his doctorate from BYU in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Anderson has been teaching in the LDS Church Education System since l973. He is a faculty member at the Sandy Institute of Religion and also teaches Institute at Roseman University and Neumont University. He has lectured in various settings including BYU Education Weeks, multiple Especially for Youth programs, and other conferences focusing on youth, marriage and family. Anderson is also a published author.
He has seven children with five married and a daughter who returned from her mission in Japan this June.
Anderson and his wife, Angelle, reside in Bluffdale, Utah. They have been married for 41 years and are the parents of seven children and grandparents to an ever-growing number of remarkable grandchildren who reside in California, Colorado, Georgia, California, and Utah.
As a young man he served as a missionary in southern Germany. Since then he has been a leader and teacher in various ward and stake organizations including a bishop and is currently serving in the Stake Presidency of the Riverton Young Single Adult Stake. He has also served on a general board writing committee.
He enjoys construction work, writing and research, sports of all kind, family history and humanitarian service. He had a great time running a marathon with his daughter.