Dr Stacey Fox has worked in research and policy across child, youth and family sectors for a number of years. Most recently, she was Senior Manager of Research and Projects at the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) where she led a large national project focused on parent engagement in learning. She was responsible for the implementation of a range of research projects and collaborative initiatives focused on building a shared understanding of parent engagement, building its profile nationally, disseminating research and evidence about ‘what works’ and supporting better data and evaluation.
Stacey has co-authored significant reports on parent engagement in learning and systems design to support prevention and early intervention; worked in strategic and international social policy, program design and family policy at the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs; and as a lecturer in higher education development at Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning at the University of Western Australia (UWA). Stacey completed a PhD at UWA in 2008.