Researchers

People Introduction

Rebecca Jenkinson

Manager, Australian Gambling Research Centre

Dr Rebecca Jenkinson is a Senior Research Fellow (Gambling, Alcohol and Other Drugs) and Manager of the Australian Gambling Research Centre.

Karena Jessup

Senior Manager, Survey Research

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.

Rae Kaspiew

Senior Research Fellow (currently on secondment)

Dr Rae Kaspiew is a socio-legal researcher with particular expertise in family law and family violence. She manages the AIFS' family law and family violence research programs.

Deborah Kirkwood

Senior Research Officer

Deborah Kirkwood is a Senior Research Officer at the Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) Information Exchange.

Bernadette Kok

Senior Research Officer

Bernadette joined AIFS as a Senior Research Officer in 2017. She works in the the Growing Up In Australia: Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) project design team, assisting with the development of instruments for LSAC.

Jatender Mohal

Survey Data Manager

Jatender has joined AIFS as a Survey Data Manager to manage the Institute longitudinal data collections. 

Sharnee Moore

Research Fellow

Sharnee Moore is a socio-legal researcher and her work primarily focuses on issues relating to domestic and family violence and vulnerable families in a family law context.

Stewart Muir

Senior Research Fellow and Manager Policy and Service System

Dr Stewart Muir is a socio-cultural anthropologist and has extensive experience in research on Indigenous affairs.

Nicole Paterson

Research Officer

Nicole Paterson is a Research Officer at AIFS, based in the Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) team and providing research assistance to the Executive team. 

Rhys Price-Robertson

Workforce Development Officer

Dr Rhys Price-Robertson is a Workforce Development Officer in the Emerging Minds National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health.

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