Caitlin Allen

Dr Caitlin Allen is a Sydney-based archaeologist and heritage specialist.  She worked for the NSW State Government for nearly two decades as a heritage administrator and hands-on practitioner.  In recent years she has been working as a sessional lecturer in heritage and museum studies at The University of Sydney.  Her current research interests focus on social values and place attachment and the ways heritage can contribute to the creation of liveable cities and support community outcomes such as wellbeing and identity building.  Caitlin is a Member of the NSW Heritage Council’s Approvals Committee, an Expert Member of ICAHM and has previously served as an Executive Committee member and Vice President of Australia ICOMOS.