PhD Candidate at University of Melbourne; Teaching Associate, Monash University

Jessica is a doctoral candidate with the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and has completed a specialist training in clinical neuroscience research at the Florey Institute with the Melbourne Brain Center. She's a teaching associate for Metaphysics, Medical Ethics and Philosophy of Mind subjects at Monash University and a lecturer for Research in Community, AOD and Mental Health at the Chisholm Institute.


  • 2012–present
    Doctoral Candidate, University of Melbourne, Faculty of Medicine


  • 2015 
    Specialist Certificate Clinical Research (Neuroscience), First Class Honours
  • 2009 
    Bachelor of Arts, Humanities & Philosophy, Honours, Cum Laude

Grants and Contracts

  • 2012
    APA Discovery Grant
    Associate Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council

Research Areas

  • Philosophy Of Mind (Excl. Cognition) (220314)
  • Cognitive Sciences (1702)
  • Metaphysics (220309)
  • Medical Ethics (220106)
  • Neurosciences (1109)