Jessie Dunstan

Jessie Dunstan

Acting Manager, Survey Methodology
Australian Institute of Family Studies
BSocSci with Distinction (Policy & Research) (RMIT)

Jessie Dunstan joined the Institute as a Senior Research Officer in 2011 to work in the area of family law on a number of large-scale projects examining the experiences and outcomes of separated families. 

At the beginning of 2012, Jessie joined the Growing Up In Australia: Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) project design team at AIFS, whilst continuing her work with the family law team, where she is currently contributing to AIFS’ Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments (Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2011). 

Prior to joining AIFS, Jessie worked in a number of social research agencies, focusing primarily in project design and management of both quantitative and qualitative research, including sample and fieldwork management.

Her areas of interest include family relationships, child and adolescent development, and child protection.