David Mason

David has lived in South Korea for 35 years, fascinated by exploring its sites and history.  He is currently serving as a Professor of Cultural Tourism at Sejong University in Seoul, and previously performed in similar roles at other major Korean universities.  He was a consultant for the national Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the UNWTO for 5 years, has authored ten books about Korea, and has guided cultural-history tours of Korean sites for 20 years.


  • Professor of Cultural Tourism, Sejong University in Seoul
  • Professor of the Public Service Department, Chung-Ang University in Seoul
  • Master of Arts in Korean Studies, Yonsei University
  • Master of Arts in History of Korean Religions, Yonsei University