Ph.D. in Rural and Environmental History (expected completion: Summer 2019) – Iowa State University br>
M.A. in Organizational Leadership – Waldorf University
M.A. in History – Wayland Baptist University
B.S. in Social and Behavioral Sciences – University of Mary
A.A. – North Iowa Area Community College
Kevin Mason serves Waldorf University as an Instructor for the History Department. Primary research interests focus on issues of rural and environmental history on the American Great Plains during the 19th and 20th centuries. Recent publications include, "Winnebago and the Flying Win: How to Build an Iconic Company and Save Rural America (University of Mary Press, Fall 2016)." Current research focuses on cultural miscommunication, specifically regarding obscurity in commodity exchange, preceding the Spirit Lake Massacre of 1857.
Kevin Mason serves the community as the appointed Commissioner of the Forest City Historic Preservation Commission, on the Board of Directors of the Winnebago Historical Society, in the leadership of the Forest City Young Professionals group, through coordinating the annual Forest City Puckerbrush Days celebration and as a member of the Forest City Rotary Club.
Prior to joining Waldorf, Kevin worked as an assistant men's basketball coach at NIACC and University of Mary, a news reporter for the Forest City Summit and as a cultural interpreter at the Fort Abraham Lincoln Foundation.
Kevin resides in Forest City, Iowa, with his wife, Marissa.