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Karl Boyd Brooks

historian

Karl Boyd Brooks, American historian. Bar: Idaho 1983, United States Supreme Court 2001. Recipient George C. Marshall Scholar, Marshall Commission/London, England, 1978-1980; fellow Supreme Court Fellow, United States Supreme Court/ Washington, DC, 2001-2002.

Background

Brooks, Karl Boyd was born on August 23, 1956 in Boise, Idaho, United States. Son of Monte M. and Martha M. Brooks.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, New Haven, 1978. Master of Science, London School Economic, 1980. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1983.

Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Kansas, Lawrence, 2000.

Career

Associate general council Boise Cascade Corporation, Boise, Idaho, 1983—1990. Associate Holland & Hart, 1990—1993. Program, executive & Legislation director Idaho Conservation League, 1993—1996.

Assistant professor University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2000—2006. Associate professor University Kansas, since 2006. Trustee Idaho Endowment Fund Invest.

Board, 1987—1991, Boise State University Foundation, 1990—1994.

Achievements

  • Bar: Idaho 1983, United States Supreme Court 2001.

Works

Membership

Senator Idaho Senate, Boise, Idaho, 1986—1992. President Memorial Stadium, Inc., 1988—1996. Chair Progressive Lawrence Campaign, Lawrence, Kansas, 2002—2003.

Member of Idaho Conservation League (leader 1992), American Society for Environmental History, Organization of America History, Society of Self Fellows (president since 2003).

Connections

Married Kathy Perkins, June 11, 1983 (div. February 1, 2003); children: Jennifer, Dylan.

father:
Monte M.

mother:
Martha M. Brooks

spouse:
Kathy Perkins

children:
Jennifer Brooks

Dylan Brooks