Dawn LaValle Norman is a Research Fellow at Australian Catholic University's Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry and an associate member of ACU's Gender and Women's History Centre. She is the recipient of a Discovery Early Career Research Award for the project 'The Female Voice in Ancient Philosophical Dialogues' (2022-2024). She writes on the literature of Late Antiquity, with a special interest in gender. She has written The Aesthetics of Hope in Late Greek Imperial Literature: Methodius of Olympus' Symposium and the Crisis of the Third Century (Cambridge University Press 2019) and edited Hypatia of Alexandria: Her Context and Legacy (Mohr Siebeck 2020). She is currently writing two books on the history of women in ancient philosophy.