Dr Gemma Betros is an Honorary Lecturer of the School of History.
She holds a BA in French and history from the University of Queensland and an M.Phil and PhD in history from the University of Cambridge.
Dr Betros has held academic posts at the University of Leeds (2007-08), the Harvard Divinity School (2012-13), and The Australian National University (2009-20), where she was Lecturer in European history.
She works on the French Revolution and Napoleon, the history of Paris and its monuments, the history of nuns and convents, and 18th- and 19th-century French literature. She also reviews for the Australian Book Review and the Sydney Review of Books.