Tiffany Jones

Dr

20062020
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A/Prof Tiffany Jones (BCA, BEd-Hons1, PhD) is a sociologist who researches LGBTIQ+ issues in education, education policy, health and social policy, and election security. Her projects have been supported by the ARC, UNESCO, beyondblue, governments and many other bodies. Her peer-reviewed books include new releases 'Improving Services for Transgender and Gender Variant Youth', 'A Student-centred Sociology of Education: Voices of Experience', 'Uplifting Gender and Sexuality Education Research' and 'Bent Street vol.3'. A/Prof Jones liaises and constructs technical, policy and data reports with UN bodies, including the recent report 'Bringing it Out in the Open: Monitoring school violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression in national and international surveys' (UNESCO, 2019). A/Prof Jones also works with various international and local/ state government and non-government organisations, on policy development around LGBTIQ+ issues. One recent project was a CIHR funded collaboration across Canada, Belgium and the UK towards supporting improved health care transitions for people with intersex variations. She sits on the editorial board of the peer-reviewed academic journals Sex Education, LGBT Health and LGBT Youth, and edits Bent Street. She is an active peer-reviewer for many education, health and sociology journals. She has received various awards including the 2018 AARE Raewyn Connell Award for leadership in gender and sexuality education research and 2019 Vice-Chancellor’s Learning & Teaching Student Nominated Award. Her research students have achieved Chancellor's Medals and other thesis awards, publication and conference awards, and positions at top universities (USyd, UMelb, Macquarie and others).

Education/Academic qualification

Education Policy/ Interdisciplinary, PhD, La Trobe University Australian Research Centre in Sex Health and Society

20092011

Education, Bachelor of Education (Hons 1), Griffith University

20052006

Literature/ Cultural Studies, Bachelor of Creative Arts, Macquarie University

19982001

External positions

Adjunct Associate Professor, La Trobe University

7 Mar 2016 → …

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Projects 2017 2019

Research Outputs 2006 2020

A student-centred sociology of Australian education: voices of experience

Jones, T., 2020, Switzerland: Springer. 346 p. (Critical Studies of Education; no. 13)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

sociology
education
experience
student
school

Key informants discuss cancer care research for trans and gender diverse people

Kerr, L., Fisher, C. M. & Jones, T., 23 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Research
Neoplasms
Organizations
Interviews
Delivery of Health Care

Aboriginal people's aspirations and the Australian Curriculum: a critical analysis

Parkinson, C. & Jones, T., Feb 2019, In : Educational Research for Policy and Practice. 18, 1, p. 75-97 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

curriculum
discourse
education
community
child education

A critical discourse analysis of sexuality education in the Australian curriculum

Ezer, P., Jones, T., Fisher, C. & Power, J., 3 Sep 2019, In : Sex Education. 19, 5, p. 551-567 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

discourse analysis
sexuality
curriculum
education
teacher's role

Prizes

2006 University Medal

Tiffany Jones (Recipient), 2006

Prize

university education
gold
honor
discourse
school

2015 Winners Best Full Paper 14th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing.

Alison Rahn (Recipient), Amy Lykins (Recipient), Cary Bennett (Recipient) & Tiffany Jones (Recipient), 6 Dec 2015

Prize

Research Personnel
bisexuality
intersectionality
exclusion
education

Activities 2006 2019

  • 35 Invited talk
  • 23 Oral presentation
  • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...