Helen Doyle, Associate, has demonstrated expertise in Australian historical research and in the preparation of site and place histories and thematic environmental histories.
Her contributions to heritage and conservation reports include the identification of historical themes and the assessment of cultural significance. She also has experience in oral history and in the preparation of significance assessments for local history collections. She is an experienced writer and editor.
Heritage is about exploring and better understanding places. It is about the challenges of understanding different layers of history and meaning that may be embedded in a place, and about bringing together the physicality of a place with peoples’ values and attachments.
PhD, School of Historical Studies, Monash University
Master of Arts (Public History), Monash University
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne
Member – Professional Historians’ Association (Vic.)
Member – National Trust of Australia (Vic.)