Trevor Brooks


Phone Number   208-496-4135
Email Address
Address   132F RKS


  • Ph.D. Sociology, South Dakota State University, 2009
  • M.S. Sociology, Utah State University, 2005
  • B.S. Sociology, Utah State University, 2002


  • Demography
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Statistics
  • Rural Sociology

Current Courses

  • Introduction to Sociology (Soc 111)
  • Research Methods (Soc 340)
  • Juvenile Delinquency (Soc 383)

Other Courses Taught

  • Marriage and Family
  • Population Dynamics
  • Sociology of Sport
  • Families Across Cultures
  • Applied Sociology


Turner, Joshua J. and W. Trevor Brooks. 2018. “Predicting County-Level Unemployment in the Census East South Central Region.” Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology 8:34-49.

Brooks, W. Trevor. Randi Ingram, and David Rands. 2014. “Using Function-Based Spatiality Theory to Examine County-Level Predictors of Kentucky’s Population Change (2000 to 2012).” Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology 4:129-48.

Brooks, W. Trevor, Jacob Cummings, Joshua J. Turner, and Saileza Khatiwada. 2012. “An Examination of Geographic and Socio-Demographic Impacts on Private Industry Change in the Dakotas (2002-2008).Great Plains Sociologist 22:6-34.

Brooks, W. Trevor, Sang Lim Lee, Michael Toney, and E. Helen Berry. 2010 “The Effects of Occupational Aspirations and Other Factors on The Out-Migration of Rural Youth.” The Journal of Rural and Community Development 5(3):19-36.

Turner, Joshua J., W. Trevor Brooks, and Donald E. Arwood. 2010 “Catalysts of Population Change: The Case of the Northern Great Plains.”  Great Plains Sociologist 31:5-27.

Brooks, W. Trevor and Meredith Redlin.  2009.   “Occupational Aspirations, Rural to Urban Migration, and Intersectionality: A Comparison of White, Black, and Hispanic Male and Female Group Chances for Leaving Rural Counties.”  Southern Rural Sociology 24(1):130-152.