Therese MacDermott is an academic at Macquarie Law School where she is teaching Discrimination and the Law, and Dispute Management and Resolution. She has degrees from the University of Queensland and the University Oxford. Therese has a diverse legal background that includes a number of years in private legal practice, an appointment as a part-time Tribunal member hearing discrimination cases and experience in legal consulting in the Pacific. Her particular expertise lies in the areas of dispute resolution, labour law and anti-discrimination law. Therese has published extensively in these areas and is a regular presenter at conferences and a commentator on discrimination and employment law issues.