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Jess Ison Research Officer, Judith Lumley Centre

Jess is a researcher at the Judith Lumley Centre where she is currently working on the TramLAB project, researching how to make public transport safer for women. Jess is also the Project Manager for the evaluation of the Enhance, Assess, Acknowledge, Act (EAAA) program that seeks to empower young women in their first year of university. The EAAA program, adapted from the Canadian SARE Center, is the best practice for helping women resist acquaintance sexual assault. Jess is the Project Manager for the Australian Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Project, which is researching best practice sexual violence prevention. Jess is also the coordinator of the La Trobe Violence Against Women Network (LAVAWN). Her PhD research looks at social movements and cultural change. Alongside this, Jess lectures and tutors in Gender Studies and Criminology and Legal Studies. Jess regularly publishes in Archer Magazine, Overland and The Star Observer.

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