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Dr Jasmine McDonald

Senior Research Officer, Vic

Dr Jasmine B. MacDonald (BA/BSW(Hons), PhD) is a Senior Research Officer with the Child and Family Evidence team at Australian Institute of Family studies, where she works in the areas of evidence synthesis, knowledge translation, and evaluation.

Jasmine’s primary area of research interest is trauma exposure and reactions. Jasmine has domain expertise in mental health, child and adolescent psychology, developmental psychology, learning, biopsychology, and forensic psychology. Jasmine is also an Adjunct Lecturer with the School of Psychology, Charles Sturt University and Methodological Consultant for the APS journal Australian Community Psychologist. Jasmine has previously held academic roles at Charles Sturt University (Wagga Wagga, NSW), Australian College of Applied Psychology (Sydney, NSW) and RMIT University (Melbourne, Vic).

Jasmine hosts the psychology podcast Psych Attack, having relaxed conversation with experts about the topics they are passionate about in psychological research and/or practice.


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