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University Historian and Principal Research Fellow, History, University of Sydney

Julia Horne is associate professor in History at the University of Sydney. She has published widely on Australian cultural and social history including the history of landscape, travel and tourism, and the history of higher education. She is currently co-director of Beyond 1914--The University of Sydney and the Great War, an interactive website containing the personal records of over 2000 university men and women who served overseas.

She has taught history at UNSW, worked as a curator in social history at the Powerhouse Museum, pioneered local history outreach programs and spent hundreds of hours interviewing people about their lives as Head of the Oral History Program in the UNSW Archives.

She was a member of the Council of the Royal Australian Historical Society 2007-13, and a member of the governing council of the Australian National Maritime Museum 2009-2014


  • 2002–present
    University Historian and Principal Research Fellow, The University of Sydney


  • 1996 
    UNSW, PhD