Dr. Aaron Mason serves as an Associate Professor of Political Science at Northwestern Oklahoma State University (NWOSU) and is the Co-Executive Director of the NWOSU Institute for Citizenship Studies. He holds a B.A. from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, an M.A. from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Ph.D. from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. His research interests include American Politics, the U.S. Constitution, the Founding Fathers and the American Civil War. He has made academic presentations at Oklahoma Research Day, the Western Social Science Association, the Arkansas Political Science Association, and many others. Active in the Oklahoma Political Science Association, he has published articles and papers for Oklahoma Politics and Kendall Hunt. He has held jobs in the public and private sectors is proud of co-ordinating the annual Constitution Day observances held at NWOSU each September. He lives in Alva with his wife DeeAnn and their two children, Hannah and Morgan.