Curriculum Vitae

Gwendolyn R. Lockman, M.A.
Department of History
The University of Texas at Austin


2024 (expected) Ph.D. U.S. History, The University of Texas at Austin
ABD September 2021
Field: Post-1865 U.S. Labor and Leisure, U.S. West   
Dissertation: “Recreation and Reclamation: Parks, Mining, and Community in Butte, MT”
Committee: Professors Erika Bsumek (chair), Janet Davis, Megan Raby, Joseph McCartin, Thaïsa Way

2020, M.A. U.S. History, The University of Texas at Austin
Master’s Report: “Miners and Musicians: Rethinking Company Towns through the Butte Mines Band, 1887-1953”
Portfolio: Women’s and Gender Studies 

2016, A.B. American Studies, Georgetown University
Magna Cum Laude
          Minors: Government, History   
Senior Thesis: “Overthrown: Curt Flood, Jim Bouton, and Baseball’s Free Agency Revolution”

Awards, Honors, and Fellowships

2022-2023 Junior Fellowship in Garden and Landscape Studies, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University ($21,000 + housing + insurance option)

2022-2023 Kenneth Karmiole Graduate Fellowship for research at the William Andrews Clark Jr. Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles ($4,000)

2022-2023 Short-Term Fellowship, the Huntington Library ($7,000)

2022 Summer Research Fellowship, the Graduate School, University of Texas at Austin ($6,000)

2021            Mining History Association Research Grant ($750)

2021            Charles Redd Fellowship in Western American Studies, Brigham Young University ($2000)

2021-2022   Research Fellowship, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin ($24,000 + insurance stipend)

2021            Landscape and Garden Studies Graduate Workshop, Dumbarton Oaks, Harvard University, with the Mellon Initiative in Urban Landscape Studies ($1,500)

2021            Gill Family Foundation Society of Architectural Historians Graduate Student Funding ($125)

2020            Summer Fellowship, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin ($2,000)

2020            Carrie Johnson Fellowship, Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives ($1,500)

2019-2021   Continuing Fellowship, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin ($8,296/year)

2019            University of Texas Summer Fellow, Handbook of Texas Women, Texas State Historical Association ($2,500)

2018-2019   First-year Fellowship, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin ($24,000 + insurance stipend)

2015-2016   Phi Alpha Theta History Honors, Georgetown University

2012-2016   Dean’s List, 8 Semesters (First Honors: Spring 2015, Fall 2015; Second Honors: Fall 2012), Georgetown University

2012-2016   Georgetown University Scholarship ($21,481 over 3 years)

Book Reviews

[under review] Sarah Deutsch, Making a Modern U.S. West: The Contested Terrain of a Region and Its Borders, 1898-1940 (University of Nebraska Press, 2022), The Chronicles of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Historical Society.

Judy Bentley and Craig Romano, Hiking Washington’s History 2nd ed. (University of Washington Press, 2021), H – Environment, H-Net Humanities and Social Sciences, April 15, 2022,

Book review, The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native People in the Fight for the West, By Megan Kate Nelson (Scribner, 2020), Not Even Past, October 5, 2021,

Public History

Invited talk, Brown Bag Lunch Series, Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives, Butte, Montana, April 13, 2022.

“Recreation And Reclamation Of The “Richest Hill On Earth”,” The Metropole, Urban History Association, January 31, 2022,

Handbook of Texas Women, s.v. “Rawalt, Marguerite Luella,” (Austin, TX: Texas State Historical Association, 2021), accessed December 20, 2021,

“Baseball’s lockout reflects renewed labor might in the United States,” The Washington Post, Made by History, December 14, 2021,

“Five Books I Recommend from Comps,” Not Even Past, December 6, 2021,

“Forward Looking Perspectives upon Returning to the Classroom and the Zoomroom,” Not Even Past, September 1, 2021,

Handbook of Texas Women, s.v. “Yerwood, Joyce,” (Austin, TX: Texas State Historical Association, 2021), accessed June 7, 2021,

 “Mining Columbia Gardens, Butte, MT 1884-1973,” Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Montana (MOLLI), Missoula, Montana, via Zoom. February 23, 2021.

“Preservation and Decay as Public History at the Moon-Randolph Homestead,” Not Even Past, September 14, 2020,

Moon Randolph Homestead Interactive Historical Map, August 15, 2019

Presentation to the City of Missoula, Montana Historic Preservation Commission on Curation and Interpretation at the Moon Randolph Homestead, August 1, 2019, (9:35)

Presentation to the City of Missoula, Montana Historic Preservation Commission to Introduce the Summer 2019 Curation and Interpretation Intern for the Moon Randolph Homestead, June 6, 2019, (9:32),

Summer Tour Guide, as part of Curation and Interpretation Internship at Moon Randolph Homestead, Missoula, Montana, June 2019-August 2019.

 ““Stand With Kap”: Athlete Activism at the LBJ Library,” Not Even Past, November 19, 2018,

Conferences and Presented Papers

(accepted) “Re/creating Butte, Montana: How Historical Infrastructures of Recreation Influence the Creation of Public Space through Superfund Remediation,” Western History Association, San Antonio, TX, October 2022.

“Recreation and Reclamation: Land Use, Mining, and Leisure in Butte, MT 1915-2021,” Western History Association, Online Pre-Conference, October 2021.

“How Wild Was the West?: Women’s Safety and Pleasure in Butte, Montana,” Emerging Scholarship in Women’s and Gender Studies Graduate Student Conference, UT Austin, March 2020.

“Modes of Survival as Preservation and Practice at the Moon-Randolph Homestead,” Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference, University of Colorado Boulder, September 2019.

“Super Fun to Superfund: Historicizing and Remembering Butte, Montana’s Columbia Gardens Amusement Park,” Biennial Graduate Student and Emerging Scholars’ Conference, Department of American Studies, UT Austin, April 2019.

“Overthrown: Curt Flood, Jim Bouton, and Baseball’s Free Agency Revolution,” Georgetown University. Considered for the Mary Catherine Mita Prize in American Studies, April 2016.     

“Black Women in Baseball: Without a League of Their Own” Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society, Regional Mid-Atlantic Conference, Panel on Race, Gender, and Culture, Mount St. Mary’s University, April 2016.

Teaching and Higher Education Administration Experience

Supplemental Instruction Leader

University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2021         U.S. History Since 1865 (HIS 315L)     
Fall 2020             U.S. 1492-1865 (HIS 315K)                             

Teaching Assistantships

University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2021         U.S. History Since 1865 (HIS 315L)                             
Fall 2020             U.S. 1492-1865 (HIS 315K)                                         
Summer 2020      U.S. History Since 1865 (HIS S315L)                           
Spring 2020         Building America (HIS 317L)                                       
Fall 2019             U.S. History Since 1865 (HIS 315L)                 

Georgetown University
Spring 2016         American Civilization II (AMST 204)                           
Fall 2015             American Civilization I (AMST 203)                            


University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2021         Supervised Teaching Methods, Department of History
Fall 2019             Pedagogy Colloquium, Department of History                           
Fall 2019             Teaching Preparation Series, Faculty Innovation Center
Spring 2019         Inclusive Classrooms Leadership Certificate Seminar for Excellence in Teaching, Division for Diversity and Community Engagement, UT Austin

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Learning Enterprises
Summer 2015      Teaching Volunteer, Hungary & Slovakia Program        


University of Texas at Austin
Oct 2021-Dec 2021 Rights and Permissions Assistant, Department of History
Sept 2019­-May 2020       Social Media Manager, Department of History        
Oct 2018-May 2019         Web News Assistant, Department of History     

Georgetown University
Sept 2012-May 2015        Student Information Assistant, Office of Undergraduate Admissions       

Student Affairs

Georgetown University
Aug 2014-May 2016        Community Assistant, Magis Row Living Learning Community, Office of Residential Living                  
Aug 2013-May 2014        Resident Assistant, Office of Residential Living            

Professional Experience

Oct 2021-Jan 2022 Copyright and Permissions Assistant (Student Technician), Department of History, University of Texas at Austin.

June 2019–Aug 2019     Moon-Randolph Homestead Summer Intern, Curation and Interpretation
City of Missoula, Montana Parks & Recreation­–Conservation Lands Management and City Planning–Historic Preservation Office, with North Missoula Community Development Corporation, Missoula, MT.

July 2018          Office Manager, 89th All-Star Game MLB Event Operations Headquarters
Major League Baseball, Washington, D.C.

July 2016-July 2018      Coordinator, Legal
Washington Nationals Baseball Club, Washington, D.C.
Administrative Support: Nationals Park Capital Improvements (with Events DC/Washington Convention and Sports Authority); Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy Board of Directors.

Summer 2014   Intern: Records, Administration, Marketing
Paul Ryan & Associates, Missoula, MT.

Summer 2013   Legislative Intern: Indian Affairs; Labor; Social Security
U.S. Senate, Office of Senator Jon Tester, Washington, D.C.


2020–present    Affiliate, Center for Sports Communication and Media, Moody College of Communication, University of Texas at Austin

2020–present    Alumni Interviewer, Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Program, Montana Committee

2020–2021       Co-Coordinator, Symposium on Gender, History, and Sexuality, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin

2019–2020       Planning Committee, Symposium on Gender, History, and Sexuality, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin

October 2019    Student Volunteer, Western History Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV

Fall 2019          History Graduate Student Council, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin

2015–2018       Mentor, Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy , Washington, D.C.

2015-2016        Chapter Officer, Phi Alpha Theta, Beta Pi Chapter, Georgetown University

2014-2016        Volunteer Coordinator, Native American Student Council, Georgetown University

2014-2015        Vice President, Georgetown University Pep Band, Georgetown University          

Professional Memberships

Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA)
Mining History Association (MHA)
Montana Historical Society (MHS)
Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Texas State Employees’ Union (TSEU-CWA #6186)
Western History Association (WHA)

Language Proficiency


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