Associate Professor Cathy Sheehan (PhD) works in the Department of Management at Monash Business School and is an active member of the Australian Centre for Research in Employment and Work (ACREW). In 1995 and 2005 she co-ordinated major reviews of the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) membership. In 2010 she worked with the Australian Senior HR Roundtable (ASHRR) and led an Australian Research Council funded project reviewing the role of the HR function in Australia.

More recently she has worked with Worksafe Victoria to isolate and measure OHS lead indicators. Her publications have appeared in Human Resource Management, Personnel Review, Human Resource Management Journal, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Review and her recent co-authored text,Contemporary Issues and Challenges in HRM.