His name is Ben Park. He’s studying in a Ph.D. program in early modern American religion at Cambridge, England. He’s definitely into seeing early Mormonism as a result of 19th century influences.
Here is his web page where he lists his publications.
He blogs a lot on the “Juvenile Instructor” blog. You can find his blogs here:
Here’s his take on the new Review
If you want to know his views on how to do Mormon studies properly see here: