Professor Sandra Jones is the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Engagement at the Australian Catholic University. Her role provides leadership, advice and support for ACU's community engagement strategy, including strategic frameworks that implement the new measurement of research engagement and impact. Sandra is also a Director of CatholicCare Melbourne.
Prior to her current appointment Sandra was the Director of ACU's Centre for Health and Social Research (CHaSR), a research centre focused on social marketing and community-based research. Her research includes the experience of adolescence for autistic people, the impact of diagnostic labels, and the development and evaluation of social support and peer support programs. She is also autistic, and the very proud mother of two autistic adult sons.
Pro Vice-Chancellor, Engagement, Australian Catholic University
Director, Centre for Health and Social Research, Australian Catholic University
Director, Centre for Health Initiatives, University of Wollongong
University of Melbourne, Master of Assessment and Evaluation (Education)
University of Western Australia, PhD (health communication/social marketing)
Curtin University of Technology, Master of Public Health
Curtin University of Technology, Postgraduate Diploma in Health Promotion
University of Western Australia, Master of Business Administration (Marketing)