Michelle Welsh is a professor and Head of the Department of Business Law and Taxation and Director of the Ethical Regulation Research Group at the Monash Business School.
Michelle undertakes research and supervision in the area of corporate law, corporate regulation, enforcement and compliance. She is the immediate Past President of the Corporate Law Teachers Association. Michelle has published her research in leading Australian corporate law journals and a number of international journals. Michelle's PhD thesis, concerning Civil Penalties under the Corporations Act was awarded the Melbourne University Law Faculty prize for the top PhD thesis in 2009. She is a chief investigator on an ARC Discovery Project with colleagues from the Melbourne Law School on a project entitled Phoenix Activity: Regulating Fraudulent Use of the Corporate Form' (2014-2016).