Therésa Jones is a lecturer in Evolution and Animal Behaviour at University of Melbourne. She completed her PhD at the Institute of Zoology (UK) in 1997, and two years later moved to Uppsala University (Sweden) to study alternative male mating strategies in vertebrate and invertebrate lekking species.
In 2001, Dr Jomes was awarded a Royal Society Travelling Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Melbourne. She later took up a Melbourne University Research Career Interruption Fellowship to explore the impact of oxidants and antioxidants on male and female life history traits. She is a now a lecturer at University of Melbourne.