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Karl Claybourne Ouzts

Karl Claybourne Ouzts, American history educator. Active Elbert County History Society, Elberton, Georgia, since 1986, Elbert County Bicentennial Committee, 1989-1990. Member Southern History Association, Georgia Association Historians, American Society Environmental History.

Background

  • Ouzts, Karl Claybourne was born on September 24, 1961 in Elberton, Georgia, United States. Son of Ronald Claybourn and Carl Ann Pass Ouzts.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Anderson College, 1981. Bachelor of Science in Education, University Georgia, 1985. Master of Arts in History, West Georgia College, 1989.

      Doctor of Philosophy in History, Florida State University, 1996.

    Career

    • Teaching assistant Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1992-1994. Assistant professor of history Gainesville (Georgia) College, 1997-1998, Truett-McConnell College, Watkinsville, Georgia, 1998—2002. Professor history & environmental studies Gainesville State College, since 2003.

      Visiting assistant professor State University West Georgia, Carrollton, 1995-1996.

    Politics

    Christians should engage the culture through discipleship and through participation in the democratic political process in order to fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible.

    Party affiliation: Independent

    Religion

    Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value for one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.

    Membership

    Active Elbert County History Society, Elberton, Georgia, since 1986, Elbert County Bicentennial Committee, 1989-1990. Member Southern History Association, Georgia Association Historians, American Society Environmental History.

    Connections

    • Married Kellie Anne Rutledge, November 29, 1997. Children: Brooks Rutledge Farmer, Forbes Claybourne Ouzts, Addison Brantley Ouzts. Graham Jefferson Ouzts, Nackenzie Anne Ouzts.
    • father: Ronald Claybourn
    • mother: Carl Ann Pass Ouzts
    • spouse: Kellie Anne Rutledge
    • children: Brooks Rutledge Farmer Ouzts
    • Forbes Claybourne Ouzts
    • Addison Brantley Ouzts. Graham Jefferson Ouzts
    • Nackenzie Anne Ouzts
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    Born September 24, 1961
    (age 55)
    Nationality
    • 1981
      Anderson College
    • 1985
      University Georgia
    • 1989
      West Georgia College
    • 1996
      Florida State University
    • 1992 - 1994
      Teaching assistant, Florida State University
      Tallahassee, Florida, United States
    • 1997 - 1998
      assistant, professor of history Gainesville (Georgia) College
    • 1998 - 2002
      assistant, professor of history Gainesville (Georgia) College
      Watkinsville, Georgia, United States
    • 2003
      professor, history & environmental studies Gainesville State College