Clare Wright

Professor Clare Wright OAM is an award-winning historian, author, broadcaster and public commentator. Clare is currently a Principal Research Fellow and ARC Future Fellow at La Trobe University. She is the author of four works of history, including the best-selling The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka (winner of the 2014 Stella Prize) and You Daughters of Freedom. Clare’s essays, op-eds and reviews have appeared widely and her academic articles have been published in leading international and national scholarly journals. In 2020, Clare was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for “services to literature and to historical research”.