Dr Beatrice Lam received her PhD in sociology from The University of Manchester. She has always been interested in researching 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
Sociology of education
Social stratification and inequality
Graduate Attributes and Employability of Degree Programmes offered by Self-financing Higher Education Institutions in Hong Kong: An Applied Research for Enhancing External Efficiency, KS2017/2.1, Katie Shu Sui Pui Charitable Trust – Research and Publication Fund (Applied Research), The Open University of Hong Kong, Amount: HKD $$100,000, 2018 – 2019, Dr. Beatrice Oi-yeung Lam (PI).
Lam, B. O.-Y., Byun, S.-Y., & Lee, M. (2019). Understanding Educational Inequality in Hong Kong: Secondary School Segregation in Changing Institutional Contexts. British Journal of Sociology of Education 40(8): 1170-1187.
Lee, M., Lam, B. O.-Y. & Madyun, M. (2017). 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.
Lam, B. O.-Y. (2016). 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.
Lee, M. & Lam, B. O.-Y. (2016). The Academic Achievement of Socioeconomically-disadvantaged Immigrant Adolescents. International Review of Sociology 26(1): 144-173.
Chan, C.W.S., Lam, B. O.-Y., Teng, Y. & Lee, M. (2015). Making Sense of Divergent Perceptions of Racial-ethnic Discrimination in Hong Kong. Multicultural Education Review 7(1-2): 41-58.
Lee, M., Madyun, N., Lam, B. O.-Y. & Jumale, M. (2014). School Contexts and Acting White. Schools: Studies in Education 11(1): 122-155.