BA(Hons) MA PhD
Research expertise areas:
Human services policy, data linkage, analysis of linked data, early childhood services.
Joel joined the TKI Human Capability Group in 2016 to work on the Tassie Kids project as a data analyst in partnership with Tasmanian state government agencies.
Prior to joining TKI Joel worked as a survey coordinator with the Australian Bureau of Statistics, participated in program evaluations of homeless services operated by the NGO sector in Tasmania, and was the Public Officer on the board of his local Community House. He also gained extensive experience in the design and interrogation of service oriented database management systems in various roles in state government.
Joel’s postgraduate research in the Philosophy of Science has focussed on evaluating the role measurement theories and mathematical models play in the social sciences and their application to policy development in the social, health and education services sectors.