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Benedict Sheehy, FAAL, is an experienced academic and internationally recognised leader in the fields of Corporate Social Responsibility, corporate law and regulatory theory. Benedict is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law, former Head of Canberra Law School, and a highly cited law academic.
His research work has been supported by over $500,000 in research funding including current grant supported research projects of $94,000 from the EU Jean Monet Program on Corporate Social Responsibility and $53,000 from the Korea Foundation on Comparative Social Media Regulation. In addition, he has provided professionally focused research consultancies for the legislative assembly of the ACT and the Attorney General of the State of Victoria, among others. He has published with leading presses and journals of such distinguished universities as Oxford, Cambridge, Melbourne, California and Virginia.
Benedict’s research examines different aspects of how law works, how law fails and how society can more effectively achieve long term environmental and social sustainability using various types of law in a wide variety of contexts. Benedict is an interdisciplinary researcher having published in the disciplines of law, business, economics, psychology and philosophy. His interdisciplinary approach comes from his interdisciplinary education which includes the following degrees: BTh, MA, JD, MA, LLM and PhD. He especially interested in Law and Society research and Business and Society research. His interdisciplinary work with researchers from around the globe has led to significant research outcomes.
Benedict welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with scholars in all disciplines. He and is available to supervise research students seeking master's and doctorates including the PhD.
PhD, Australian National University
Bachelor, Eastern PBC
Master, McMaster University
Master, University of Queensland
Master, University of Windsor
Master, Wilfrid Laurier University
Abundant publications but minuscule impact: The irrelevance of academic accounting research on practice and the professionFraser, K. & Sheehy, B., 31 Oct 2020, In: Publications. 8, 4, p. 1-36 36 p., 46.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile1 Downloads (Pure)
Can I visit my boyfriend? My parents? Go fishing or bushwalking? Coronavirus rules in the ACT and South Australia explainedLund, M., Mountain, W., Sheehy, B. & Giancaspro, M., 3 Apr 2020, The Conversation, p. 1-6 5 p.
Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/Bulletin › Featured articleOpen AccessFile5 Downloads (Pure)
Sheehy, B., Boddy, C. & Murphy, B., 10 Sep 2020, In: Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. p. 1-29 29 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Sheehy, B., Khan, H. Z., Braendle, U., Rexhepi, G. & Sepasi, S., 13 Aug 2020, In: Heliyon. 6, 8, p. 1-13 13 p., e04644.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile6 Citations (Scopus)7 Downloads (Pure)
Sheehy, B. & Damayanti, C. R., 2020, The Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability. Sjåfjell, B. & Bruner, C. M. (eds.). United States: Cambridge University Press, p. 475-489 15 p. (The Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability).
Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in Book › Chapter › peer-review