Jackie MM Gonzales, PhD

Jackie MM Gonzales, PhD, environmental historian

Jackie is an environmental historian with experience in environmental litigation research, land use histories, and interpretive exhibit content development. She is currently revising a manuscript on coastal conservation in the United States. She has worked with the National Park Service in Georgia, Indiana, on Cape Cod, and at Manzanar National Historic Site in Independence, California. She holds a PhD in Environmental History from the University at Albany, SUNY, and has worked in environmental policy at Parks & Trails New York (PTNY), New York's leading voice for parks and trails, and the Environmental Advocates of New York. She currently works as a consulting historian at Historical Research Associates, Inc., in Seattle, Washington.

Problems of Place: Finding Somewhere that Lets Me Belong.” Environmental History Now. February 15, 2019.

Commemoration and Collaboration: An Administrative History of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail (with Emily Greenwald), U.S. National Park Service, 2018.

"The National Park Service Goes to the Beach," Forest History Today (Spring 2017): 19-27. 

"Interpreting climate change through human stories at coastal national park sites," History@Work, National Council on Public History, January 2, 2017. 

"Leaving with a Kind Heart: Helping Children and Adults with Difficult Topics," Ranger: The Journal of the Association of National Park Rangers, 32, 4 (Fall 2016): 14-15. 

"Hot Dog Stands and Overcivilized Beaches," The Otter ~ La LoutreNetwork in Canadian History & Environment, October 22, 2014. 

"Aftermath of the storm: How Sandy resurrected a fifty year-old erosion control plan (again)," The Otter ~ La Loutre, Network in Canadian History & Environment, November 14, 2013. Reposted by Environmental Humanities Now, November 15, 2013.

“Ash Wednesday on Fire Island.” New York Archives 13, 2 (Fall 2013): 23-27.

 News and Press Clippings:

Natalie Ambrosio, “Alumni Spotlight: From Advocate to Associate,” Notre Dame Office of Sustainability, April 21, 2017.

Video Profile, "Cape Cod National Seashore: Profiles in the Park," Paul Freehauf Productions, 2014. 

Interview for Parks & Trails New York re: I Love My Park Day, Capital Tonight, "State of Politics," Time Warner Cable News. May 2, 2014. Available here: http://www.nystateofpolitics.com/2014/05/parks-and-trails-new-york-representatives-preview-i-love-my-park-day/

Quote on behalf of Parks & Trails New York in Tom Schlichter, "Volunteer for I Love My Park Day on Long Island," Newsday, April 25, 2014. 

Rick Carlin, "Peddling Gospel of Peddling: Governor asked to fund bicycle, pedestrian projects," Times Union, January 14, 2014.  

"New York Park Advocacy Group Applauds Cuomo's '14 Plans," The Wall Street Journal, January 9, 2014. 

Photo from Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Chattanooga Times Free Press, June 12, 2011. 

Various reviews and stories, buildaroo.com (no longer active), December 2010 to April 2011. 

Biweekly editorials in The Observer, the Notre Dame-St. Mary’s student newspaper, from 2008 to 2010. Available by searching “Mirandola Mullen” at the ND Archives website.

John Nagy, “Cool Ideas to Cut Energy Use,” Notre Dame Magazine (Autumn 2008).