Jeffrey Burton Russell
Jeffrey Burton Russel, author of A History of Heaven: The Singing Silence and The Prince of Darkness: Radical Evil and the Power of Good in History, is professor emeritus of history at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He earned his Ph.D. from Emory University, and his A.M. and A.B. from the University of California, Berkeley. He has served on the faculty at, among others, Harvard University, the University of New Mexico, and the University of Notre Dame.