Dr. Beatrice Oi-yeung Lam received her PhD in sociology from The University of Manchester. She has previously taught at The University of Hong Kong and currently works as a lecturer at The Open University of Hong Kong. She has always been interested in researching the mechanisms underlying social stratification and the ways in which inequality is produced, especially in relation to education and the family. She is now working on a project on the employability of recent graduates of self-financed institutions in Hong Kong.
Teaching Areas & Research Interests
- Family, gender and sexuality
- Hong Kong society
- Qualitative research methods
- Social theory
- Sociology of education
- Social stratification and inequality
Academic & Professional Experience
- Effects of Different-race Exposure in School and Neighborhood on the Reading Achievement of Hmong Students in the United States. Urban Education 52(10): 1255-1283. DOI: 10.1177/0042085915595092. With Lee, M., & Madyun, N., 2017.
- On the Social Integration of Chinese Immigrants in Post-colonial Hong Kong: Rethinking the Making of the Hong Kong Person. OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society 6(2): 1-34. 2016.
- The Academic Achievement of Socioeconomically-disadvantaged Immigrant Adolescents. International Review of Sociology 26(1): 144-173. DOI:10.1080/03906701.2016.1112528. With Lee, M., 2016.
- Making Sense of Divergent Perceptions of Racial-ethnic Discrimination in Hong Kong. Multicultural Education Review 7(1-2): 41-58. With Chan, C.W.S., Teng, Y. & Lee, M., 2015.
- School Contexts and Acting White. Schools: Studies in Education 11(1): 122-155. With Lee, M., Madyun, N. & Jumale, M., 2014.
Selected Professional & Community Services
Modified Date: Apr 23, 2019