Researchers

People Introduction

Cassandra de Lacy-Vawdon

Research Officer

Cassandra de Lacy-Vawdon is a Research Officer at AIFS, with the Australian Gambling Research Centre (AGRC).

Adam Dean

Senior Research Officer

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

Defne Demir

Senior Research Officer

Defne is a Senior Research Officer at AIFS and is currently working on the Ten to Men study. 

Will Douglas

Research Officer

Will Douglas is a Research Officer at the Australian Institute of Family Studies. He is currently involved in evaluating the third action plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children (2010-22).

Jacob Duffy

Senior Research Officer

Jacob Duffy is a Senior Research Officer in the Longitudinal and Life-course Studies survey methodology team.

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.

Tracy Evans-Whipp

Research Fellow

Tracy Evans-Whipp is a Research Fellow in the Longitudinal and Life-course Studies research and analysis team.

Elsie Foeken

Research Officer

Elsie Foeken joined AIFS in 2018 as a research officer in the Growing Up In Australia: Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) survey methodology team.

Brooke Garrard

Senior Data Officer

Brooke is a Senior Data Officer within the Data Management and Linkage Team. 

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