Researcher

Associate Professor Mehera San Roque

My Expertise

Evidence, Surveillance Studies, Feminist Legal Theory, Law and Visual Culture, Acoustic Justice
 

Fields of Research (FoR)

Litigation, Adjudication and Dispute Resolution

Biography

Mehera San Roque's research interests include evidence law, feminist analysis of law, law and surveillance/visual cultures, and the newly emerging field of law and sound. She has a particular interest in cross-disciplinary collaborations, including an ARC funded multidisciplinary and international project examining the participation of deaf citizens as jurors, working with linguists, NSW Legal Aid, interpreters and colleagues from Interpreting...view more

Mehera San Roque's research interests include evidence law, feminist analysis of law, law and surveillance/visual cultures, and the newly emerging field of law and sound. She has a particular interest in cross-disciplinary collaborations, including an ARC funded multidisciplinary and international project examining the participation of deaf citizens as jurors, working with linguists, NSW Legal Aid, interpreters and colleagues from Interpreting and Translation Studies. With colleagues in law, forensic science, psychology and medicine, she is involved in research on identification evidence and surveillance technologies aimed at improving the reliability and evaluation of evidence in criminal trials. She is a member of the Evidence-Based Forensics Initiative at UNSW and on the Council of the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences.

 

 


My Research Supervision


Currently supervising

Janice Yung (School of Psychology, Faculty of Science, UNSW), " Cognitive biases surrounding presentation of face identification evidence in court and their effects on juror decision-making"


My Engagement


My Teaching

Court Process, Evidence and Proof

Expert Evidence

Advanced Criminal Law

Law for Psychologists

Introducing Law and Justice

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Location

Room 213
Law Building
UNSW Kensington Campus