Catherine Horne is a PhD Candidate in the School of History at the Australian National University, under the supervision of Dr Karen Fox. Her research interests include women’s, gender and feminist history, Australian cultural and social history (particularly in the twentieth century), critical heritage and museum studies, the history of speech and sound, and media history. Her thesis examines radio broadcasts and women’s citizenship in Australia, 1923-1966.
She graduated from the University of Sydney in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours). During her time at the University of Sydney she was the recipient of several awards and scholarships, including the 2010 Isabel M King Memorial Prize for History III, the Walter Reid Memorial Prize and a University of Sydney Honours Scholarship. In 2014 she graduated from Deakin University with a Graduate Diploma of Museum Studies, before being accepted into the PhD program at ANU. During her time at ANU she has been named runner-up for the 2015 Ken Inglis Postgraduate Prize, and was awarded a National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association Postgraduate Scholarship in January 2016.
She is currently a member of the editorial collective of Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, and is the editorial assistant for the ANU National Centre Biography’s e-journal Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History.