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I am a historian who researches primarily gender and business history in Australia and New Zealand.I have written two mongraphs and am co-editing a collection about female entrepreneurs across the globe in the long nineteenth century. I have a DECRA postdoctoral fellowship to write a history of Australian businesswomen since 1880. I am also writing a biography of Australian missionary Annie Lock and resarching a series of post WW2 American World Youth Forums.

Education/Academic qualification

History, PhD, Australian National University

1 Jun 20081 Jul 2012

External positions

Visiting Fellow, Northumbria University

1 Mar 201915 Jun 2019

Honorary Research Associate, University of Sydney

1 Jan 20181 Jan 2020

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nineteenth century Social Sciences
women's movement Social Sciences
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political right Social Sciences
women's work Social Sciences
federation Social Sciences
money Social Sciences
trade law Social Sciences

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Projects 2008 2022

Research Outputs 1991 2019

women's movement

Economic Actors, Economics and Work, 19th Century Australia and New Zealand

Bishop, C., 17 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) Daily Life of Women: An Encyclopedia from Ancient Times to the Present. Boyett, C., Tarver, H. M. & Gleason, M. D. (eds.). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Women in the Australian economy: reconceptualising women's place in the public sphere

Bishop, C., 2018, Gendered Excellence in the Social Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Open Access

Writing Annie

Bishop, C., 2018, State Library of NSW Magazine, 11, 1, p. 27-29 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch


Female entrepreneurship in nineteenth-century England: engagement in the urban economy

Bishop, C., 2017, In : Economic History Review. 70, 3, p. 1021-1022 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition reviewResearch

Urban economy
Female entrepreneurship