Retired Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, New York, USA.
Karen Heath Clark is an historian more by passion than career. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Stanford University, after spending her first two collegiate years at Pomona College. She received a Master of Arts degree in history from the University of Washington. Her field of specialization was Modern Europe, particularly the first half of the 20th century and her dissertation explored the attitudes of the British public about Adolf Hitler in the 1930s. She spent several years teaching World History and Latin American History at Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, Michigan.