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Dr

Jenny Chesters

Senior Lecturer
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
life course
social stratification
social sciences
education & educational research
inequality
sociology
participation
australia
attainment
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Dr

Jenny Chesters

 
Division
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
 
Primary Interest
transitions between education and employment
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Dr

Jenny Chesters

 

Dr Jenny Chesters is a Research Fellow at the Youth Research Centre, Melbourne Graduate School of Education. Her research interests focus on transitions between education and employment throughout the life course, inequality in educational attainment and social stratification and social mobility.


Jenny is a member of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) and was formerly a convener for the Social Stratification Thematic Group. She is also a member of the International Sociological Association (ISA).
Jenny is currently working on the longitudinal Life Patterns project focusing on youth transitions and the link between education and work. She has extensive experience conducting analyses of survey and administrative data. She regularly presents her findings at conferences and seminars as well as providing informed commentary for the media.

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Credentials

Positions


Senior Lecturer

Melbourne Graduate School Of Education

Member

The International Sociological Association

Member

The Australian Sociological Association

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Social Science (Hons)

The University of Queensland