Sebastián Salgado Flores

Class of 2016

Sebastián is a Ph.D. candidate in the Anthropology program at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), where he is identifying samples of charred wood from Maya archaeological sites in Chiapas, Mexico for his dissertation on pre-Columbian forest-use. He has an M.A. from UTSA and a B.A. from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, both in Anthropology, and has taught introductory Archaeology courses at San Antonio community colleges for the past three semesters. He is a passionate believer in the National Parks Service goal of advancing conservation through education and public outreach and is excited to have the opportunity to help further that goal this summer through the LHIP.