Centre for Health and Social Research

Prof Sandra Jones
Centre for Health and Social Research

Health Sciences


Relevant professional roles

  • Director, CatholicCare Melbourne (2016-)
  • Director, Amaze (2014-)
  • Director, Cram Foundation (2009-2014)

Brief summary of experience
Sandra is the Director of the Centre for Health and Social research (CHaSR) at ACU, and an ARC Future Fellow. She is internationally recognized as a leading expert in the area of social marketing – including the development, implementation and evaluation of large-scale community-based behavior and attitude change interventions. She has extensive experience in the design and conduct of qualitative and quantitative research, including research with people who are have, or are at risk of, a range of physical and mental health issues. Sandra’s career research funding exceeds $8 million; and she has published more than 150 refereed journal articles. She is also a member of a range of policy and advocacy committees and professional organisations in Australia and overseas.

Current pastoral care research projects
Understanding how pastoral care does and should fit into the juvenile justice system

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