Jacob Kissell is a Maxwell Institute research assistant. He first began research working under visiting Maxwell Fellow Terryl Givens during the summer of 2017. His research has focused on the Pearl of Great Price, as well as the life of Latter-day Saint scholar Eugene England. Jake joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in June of 2012 and began attending BYU the following September. After a year at BYU, he was called to serve a mission to Manchester, England from 2013 to 2015. He is currently a senior studying Entrepreneurship in the Marriott School of Business.