Dr. Kent Kaiser is an accredited public relations counselor at the marketing communications agency Ainsley Shea in St. Paul, Minnesota. He serves as advisor to the Sigma Chi fraternity chapter at the University of Minnesota and to the university’s Minnesota Republic newspaper. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Carleton College, a master of arts in teaching degree in history from Smith College, a master’s in liberal studies degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth, and a Ph.D. in the major field of mass communication and minor field of kinesiology from the University of Minnesota. He is a foster parent, an outdoorsman, and a bagpiper.