Dr. Theodora Lam Choy Fong, 2016-2017
Theodora Lam was a Writing Fellow at the Department of Socio-Cultural Diversity, the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, and is a Post-doctoral Fellow in the Asian MetaCentre for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis, based at the Asia Research Institute, the National University of Singapore (NUS). She obtained her Ph.D. in Geography from NUS, and her dissertation focused on understanding changing gender subjectivities, the web of care, as well as relationships within the family in the wake of transnational labor migration. Her research highlights the voices of return migrants, as well as carers and children who have remained in the home countries. Theodora is involved in several multi-country research projects, including the longitudinal study, “Child Health and Migrant Parents in Southeast Asia Wave II” (CHAMPSEA II) and “Migrating out of Poverty Research Programme Consortium” (MOoP). Her research interests comprise transnational migration, children‘s geographies, and gender studies.