People Introduction

Galina Daraganova

Executive Manager

Dr Galina Daraganova primarily focuses her research on the theory and application of longitudinal data analysis for complex data. She has previously specialised in the statistical models for social networks.

Cassandra de Lacy-Vawdon

Research Officer

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

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.

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.