Warren P. Aston is an independent researcher whose studies at the University of Queensland, Australia focused on Islam, world religions, and archaeology. His ongoing explorations in Yemen and Oman since 1984 have helped lay the foundation for a better understanding of Lehi’s journey across Arabia. He is the author or coauthor of many studies, including In the Footsteps of Lehi (1994) and Lehi and Sariah in Arabia: The Old World Origins of the Book of Mormon (2015).