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. She is currently an Associate Professor of History at La Trobe University. Her most recent book, You Daughters of Freedom (Text), was published in October 2018 as the second book in her Democracy Trilogy following The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka (Text) in 2013.