Catie Gilchrist is a Research Affiliate in the History Department at the University of Sydney. She has an MA in History from the University of Glasgow (1997), an MA in Women's History from the University of London (1998), and a PhD in convict history from the University of Sydney (2004). She has worked as a tutor, lecturer and academic research assistant. In 2014, Dr Gilchrist wrote a new syllabus course for the Department of History at Sydney entitled 'Sin City? A History of Sydney'. It has proved surprisingly popular with students. She has published many articles for the Dictionary of Sydney and various academic publications. She has also written book reviews for the Pacific Historical Review and is a regular book reviewer for the Dictionary of Sydney's blog. In 2015, she wrote a Walking Tour of Historic Randwick, available as an app, in association with the Dictionary of Sydney.