Jen Brown is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Law, from Hobart Tasmania. Jen commenced a PhD in July 2019 researching public health law and adaptation to climate change. Jen received a Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Tasmania in 2003 and worked as an RN until completing a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at James Cook University in 2008. She then worked as a Clinical Nurse Consultant in communicable disease prevention and sexual health while completing a Juris Doctor of law with RMIT, graduating in 2018. Jen worked for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation in industrial relations until commencing her candidature with UTAS Faculty of Law.