Katherine McLachlan was a Course Coordinator and Lecturer in Law and Criminal Justice at the Law School, University of South Australia. She is currently a PhD Candidate and RTPd Scholarship Recipient.
She has almost 20 years' experience working in policy and research, primarily relating to child protection, youth justice and violent offending particularly violence against women. She worked for South Australia Police and was the Sexual Assault Analyst for the Australian Institute of Criminology. Katherine holds a Research Masters degree in Law (Victimology) and an Honours degree in Psychology. She currently works with the Australian Centre for Child Protection.
Katherine is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of South Australia and is a member of the Parole Board of South Australia.