Dr Kim Lam

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Postdoctoral Associate Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

Alfred Deakin Institute

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

kim.lam@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46983

Biography

Kim Lam is an Associate Research Fellow at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation. She is also Research Coordinator for the Centre for Resilient and Inclusive Societies, based in the Youth, Diversity and Wellbeing in a Digital Age Stream. She has a background in Sociology of Religion, Buddhist Studies and Youth Studies. Her work focuses on changing patterns of diversity and their impact on religious belonging, identity and participation. Currently she is working on a range of projects relating to religious youth, social cohesion and youth well-being.

Kim is a Steering Committee Member for the American Academy of Religion Buddhism in the West Unit (2019-2024), and the Women's Caucus Representative for the Australian Association for the Study of Religion. She has been employed at several Australian universities in unit coordination, lecturing, tutoring, research assistant and editorial roles.

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Affiliations

Steering Committee Member - American Academy of Religion Buddhism in the West Unit

Women's Caucus Representative - The Australian Association for the Study of Religion

Academic Representative - Sakyadhita Australia

The Australian Sociological Association

Association for the Sociology of Religion

Asian Australian Studies Research Network

Awards

Australian Postgraduate Award (2013-2015)
Monash University Faculty of Arts Top-Up Award for Highly Ranked Australian Postgraduate Award Applicants (2013-15)
Monash University SPS Graduate Symposium Best Paper Prize (2015)
Monash University Ann Edwards Prize for Best Sociology Honours Thesis (2010)