Gene   Morales

Gene Morales

College Of Arts And Sciences
Department of Communication, History, and Philosophy


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Gene Morales is currently a History Instructor at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. In May 2020, he completed his Ph.D. in Borderlands History from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and with his dissertation titled “Mi Feria es Su Feria: How Mexican Americans Created the 1968 San Antonio HemisFair.” As a historian from the Southside of San Antonio, TX, he has developed as a scholar of identity formation and urban politics from his experiences at Palo Alto Community College, the University of Northern Iowa, UTEP, and teaching at Harmony Science Academy a STEM-based high school in El Paso. 


“Women a PART: Texas Women in the Pan American Roundtable 1900-1940 and Pan American Citizenship.” Journal of South Texas 33, no.1 (Spring 2019): 98-117.

Review of Sol Villasana, Dallas’s Little Mexico. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2011. Journal of South Texas 31, no.2 (Spring 2018): 203-205.


Graduate Education Fellowship, UTEP Graduate School, 2019-2020

Dodson Research Grant, UTEP Graduate School, Fall 2016, Summer 2018

Dodson Student Travel Fund, UTEP College of Liberal Arts, Fall 2015

Courses Taught   

University Courses:

Instructor: Texas History, U. S. History to 1865, U.S. History since 1865, and Dual Credit U.S. History   

Instructor of Record: U. S. History to 1865 and U.S. History since 1865

High School Courses:

World History, AP U.S. Government, AP Macroeconomics, Political Science, and Principles of Government and Public Administration   



Courses Teaching

Subject Number Section Description Term Syllabus
HIST 2301 901 Texas History Spring 2022 Syllabi
HIST 1302 900 US History from 1865 Spring 2022 Syllabi
HIST 1302 5 US History from 1865 Spring 2022 Syllabi
HIST 2301 1 Texas History Spring 2022 Syllabi