Researchers

People Introduction

John De Maio

Research Fellow

John De Maio is the lead researcher on the Longitudinal Study of Humanitarian Migrants. He also undertakes research for the Family Law research program.

Adam Dean

Senior Research Officer

Adam is a Senior Research Officer in the Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) information exchange. 

Julie Deblaquiere

Senior Research Officer

Julie Deblaquiere works within Australian Gambling Research Centre. Her specialist research areas include family law, family violence and services provision for separating families and CALD and Indigenous families.

Will Douglas

Research Officer

Will Douglas is a Research Officer in the Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) information exchange. He is also involved in research with the Sexual Violence Research (SVR) team. 

Edward Dunstan

Senior Researcher

Edward is a social researcher currently working on the Children and Young People in Separated Families Project. 

Jessie Dunstan

Senior Research Officer

Jessie Dunstan works on the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children and family law related projects. Her research interests include family relationships, child and adolescent development, and child protection. 

Alissar El-Murr

Senior Research Officer

Alissar El-Murr trained as a social scientist and has expertise in the areas of violence against women, law and policy analysis, public health, young people and qualitative methods.

Constantine Gasser

Research Officer (Longitudinal Studies)

Constantine Gasser is a Research Officer at the Australian Institute of Family Studies and is also undertaking a PhD at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI).

Kathryn Goldsworthy

Research Officer

Kathryn Goldsworthy works within the Child Family Community Australia information exchange. Her research focusses on children with intellectual disability in families with complex needs.

Sarah Gray

Senior Research Officer

Dr Sarah Gray joined the Growing Up in Australia: Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) research team in 2017. She is a child psychologist with research interests in children’s learning and cognitive development and understanding factors that influence children’s educational and developmental outcomes.

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