Jessica completed her Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) in 2015 at the University of Wollongong. She worked for several years as a full-time research assistant for A/Prof Fiona Kumfor within FRONTIER.
She is currently funded by an NHMRC Postgraduate Research Scholarship to complete her PhD candidature at the University of Sydney. Jessica's PhD research investigates social cognitive abilities in frontotemporal dementia and healthy ageing, with a focus on brain-body interactions. Her PhD supervisors are A/Prof. Fiona Kumfor and Prof. Olivier Piguet.