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Supervising & teaching

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Executive function
  • Psychological assessment
  • Statistics
  • Cognitive neuropsychology

Available to supervise research students

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About Jessica Scarfo

Dr Jessica Scarfo is a psychology lecturer and research academic with the College of Health & Biomedicine and the Institute for Health & Sport.

Jessica is passionate about teaching and has extensive lecturing and convening experience in the discipline of psychology across the undergraduate program. Jessica also supervises honours and co-supervises PhD students in completing their research theses in psychology. Jessica has completed her Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Honours) and her PhD in the areas of cognition and psychological assessment, both degrees here at VU. She is proud to be a successful product of the place where she now works, and feels this gives her a valuable insight into the experience of VU students.

Before pursuing her academic career Jessica worked in aged care, which has fostered her passion to further enhance her studies within the field of psychology.


  • PhD Psychology, Victoria University, Australia, 2019

Research funding for the past 5 years

Funding details for this researcher are currently unavailable.

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

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Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
2 PhD Associate supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (2) Associate supervisor

Other supervision of research students

Supervised 5 Honours students and 2 Masters students to completion (as primary supervisor). Currently supervising 4 PhD students (as associate supervisor).

Teaching activities & experience

Jessica is the unit convenor of the following units APP2013 Psychology 2a and APS2040 Quantitative Social Research Methods. 


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