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History educator

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.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in people.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

Views

The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.

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

child:
Brooks Rutledge Farmer Ouzts

child:
Forbes Claybourne Ouzts

child:
Addison Brantley Ouzts. Graham Jefferson Ouzts

child:
Nackenzie Anne Ouzts