Professor Bernadette McSherry

Professor Bernadette McSherry

Professor Bernadette McSherry

Foundation Director
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
The University of Melbourne

Professor Bernadette McSherry is the Foundation Director of the Melbourne Social Equity Institute at the University of Melbourne. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and the Australian Academy of Law, the President of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law and a legal member of the Victorian Mental Health Tribunal.

Professor McSherry has authored numerous books and articles on criminal law and mental health law, and is currently conducting research on an Australian Research Council Discovery project entitled Regulating the Use of Restraint on Persons with Disabilities: Model Laws and Guidelines.