Mario Marcel Salas
Educator and a faculty member for the University of Texas at San Antonio qualified as a Lecturer in Political Science, retired as a Assistant Professor of Political Science. Qualifications include extensive research experience and the delivery of educational instruction with two graduate degrees, one in Education and the other in Political Science, with a concentration in International Politics, with over 13 years teaching experience in political science.
Qualified in the delivery of instruction at the university level as an instructor of African American Studies, International Politics, Texas Politics, Federal Politics, Political History, International Conflicts, and public speaking on these issues. International experience includes Development of the economic development program for the City of San Antonio establishing the first economic relationship with Mafeking, South Africa, 1999-2001, and as a member of the International Affairs Committee for the City of San Antonio, 1997-2001, also been involved with helping the Haiti Orphanage School Relief Program; Helping Hands International and is the author of historical municipal markers for the City of San Antonio.
Mario Marcel Salas is a retired Professor of Political Science, having taught Texas Politics, Federal Politics, Political History, African American Studies, and International Conflicts. He also served as a City Councilman for the City of San Antonio, and was very active in the Civil Rights Movement for many years. He has authored several textbooks including, “Foundation Myth in Political Thought: The Racial Moorings of Foundation Myth.” Professor Salas helped to develop a Sister City program for the City of San Antonio establishing a “Sister City” relationship with Mafiking, South Africa as a member of the International Affairs Committee for the City of San Antonio, Texas. He championed the establishment of a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Texas state holiday and served as Vice-President for the Judson Independent School Board of Trustees. He is the President of San Antonio Community Radio (KROV) and is active in San Antonio Politics. He is married to Edwina Lacy Salas and has two children, Angela and Elena and three grandchildren.