Thomas Peters

Thomas Peters was born, raised, and educated in Fort Dodge in northwest Iowa. He has been a librarian for 34 years — in Missouri, Minnesota, and Illinois. Since 2012 he has served as the Dean of Library Services at Missouri State University in Springfield, the Birthplace of Route 66, the Queen City of the Ozarks, and the Crossroads of Country Music. Since coming to the Ozarks, he has become enamored by the history and culture of the beautiful multi-state Ozarks Region.