Lidia majored in history and anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin, and graduated in December of 2012. During her time at university, she was accepted into the history honors programme and focused her interest on material culture history. She began researching the eighteenth century textile industry and was granted the Rapoport-King Scholarship for her work.
Since graduating she has been working at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum and volunteering at the University of Texas Historic Textile Collection.
Undergraduate Award Overall & Programme Winner in 2013
University: University of Texas at Austin
Course: Historical Studies