People Introduction

Alissar El-Murr

Research Officer

Alissar is a Research Officer working on The effects of online pornography on children and young people project. Alissar’s research interests include sexual violence, sexual rights, and the processes that shape those issues in policy and law.

Liliya Gatina-Bhote

Research Officer

Dr Liliya Gatina-Bhote is a Research Officer working on the Building a new life in Australia: the longitudinal study of humanitarian migrants project.

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.

Kelly Hand

Senior Research Fellow

Kelly Hand primarily focuses her research on families and employment and service provision to families, particularly those in vulnerable and disadvantaged communities.

Jacqueline Harvey

Design Manager

Dr Jaqueline Harvey has a background in psychology and works on the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC).  

Cathryn Hunter

Research Fellow, Co-Manager, CFCA Information Exchange

Cathryn Hunter works within Child Family Community Australia (CFCA). Her research focuses on the areas of family relationships, parenting and child protection.

Rebecca Jenkinson

Research Fellow

Dr Rebecca Jenkinson contributes to a range of studies across the Institute, including the Building a New Life in Australia study and the Weighing up the Odds study.

Karena Jessup

Design Manager

Dr Karena Jessup works for the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC). Much of her career has focused on the design and management of research, with a focus on longitudinal research.