Dr. Jacqui Macdonald

Dr Macdonald conceptualised and leads the Men and Parenting Pathways Research Program investigating men’s mental health and wellbeing and how it affects and is affected by family life. This includes how men prepare for and enter fatherhood; as well as how men fare when they elect to not have children or when they are unable to become fathers (http://mappresearch.org/). Dr Macdonald also co-convenes the Australian Fatherhood Research Consortium; she is a member of the Scientific Advisory Group for the Australian Longitudinal Study of Men’s Health and she is a contributing editor of the Australian Fatherhood Research Bulletin. Dr Macdonald is a senior lecturer in the School of Psychology at Deakin University and a research fellow with the Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development (SEED), where she co-leads the Lifecourse Sciences Theme. She is an honorary research fellow of both the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne. Dr Macdonald works with a range of longitudinal studies including the Australian Temperament Project (ATP) Generation 3 Study based at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. Her research explores intergenerational family processes; developmental factors through childhood, adolescence and young adulthood that are associated with subsequent paternal caregiving; antenatal and postnatal men's mental health, and men's family and social connectedness. Twitter: @JacquiMacd
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