• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6263

McHugh, Siobhan

(1957 – )
  • Born 1 January, 1957, Dublin Ireland
  • Occupation Author, Historian, Journalist


Siobhan McHugh graduated from the University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Science and after working as an editor, writer and broadcaster, she migrated to Australia in 1985. Siobhan completed a Doctor of Creative Arts at the University of Wollongong in 2011.

Siobhan is an award-winning writer, podcaster, documentary-maker and oral historian and in 2013 she founded the first scholarly journal of radio documentary & podcast critical studies, RadioDoc Review. Siobhan is currently an Associate Professor in journalism at the University of Wollongong.

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
    • Siobhan McHugh collection of Australian social history [sound recording]
  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Siobhán McHugh, 1990-circa 2010 [manuscript]
  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Siobhan McHugh, author, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]

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    • History and Historians