Lecturer, Public Policy and Law, Monash University

Jessica is an MLM, Public and International Law candidate at the Melbourne Law School and had prior completed specialist training in clinical neuroscience research (H1A) at the Florey Institute with the Melbourne Brain Centre, and a BA (Hons) in Philosophy and Humanities at California State University.

She's a lecturer for research in the community, AOD and mental health sectors, and public policy & law at the Chisholm Institute, in addition to acting as teaching associate at the Monash University Philosophy Department in metaphysics, medical ethics and philosophy of mind.


  • 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)