Personal profile


Jake is a Lecturer, Unit Coordinator and 3rd Year Level Coordinator for the Bachelor of Psychology in the School of Psychological Sciences. After completing his undergraduate studies in Psychology and Philosophy at Monash in 2009, Jake continued at Monash to complete his Postgraduate Diploma through the Faculty of Education in 2011, where he completed a research project investigating the attitudes teachers hold towards inclusive education.

Between 2012 and 2015, Jake worked as a Research Assistant at the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Sciences working on projects investigating jury decision-making processes and community integration of offenders after their release from prison. During this time, he also worked as a Teaching Associate before taking up the lecturing position in 2016.

Jake currently conducts qualitative Educational Research projects to better understand the undergraduate psychology student experience. His other research interests include how academics support the career development of students, and the career pathways and skill development of recent Psychology graduates.

Monash teaching commitment

PSY2061, PSY2071, PSY2042, PSY3041, PSY3051, PSY3032, PSY3062, PSY3190

Research interests

Undergraduate student experience

Career development

Student professional identity

Authentic assessment

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education