Clare Wright



Dr Clare Wright is an award-winning historian, author, broadcaster and public commentator who has worked in politics, academia and the media. Clare holds a PhD in Australian Studies from the University of Melbourne and an MA in Public History from Monash University and is currently an Associate Professor of History at La Trobe University. The best-selling second book in her Democracy Trilogy, You Daughters of Freedom (Text), which followed the 2013 Stella Prize winning The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka  (Text), was published in October 2018. You Daughters of Freedom is shortlisted for the 2019 Prime Minister’s Literary Award. Clare hosts the ABC Radio National history series/podcast, Shooting the Past, and co-hosts the forthcoming LTU podcast Archive Fever.