Researcher biography

Jack Lam is a life course scholar who conducts research on employment, caregiving and their intersections, and as related to health and well-being. He holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Minnesota (US) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Southern California (US).

His research so far examines changing dynamics at the workplace and in households and families, and their implications for inequality.

He has a particular interest in understanding and explaining how disadvantage may arise through existing institutional arrangements, and in carrying out research that could inform public and organizational policies.