Published Works

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

(Student authors are underlined)

Lam, M. (2022). Rurality, Identity, and Motivations for Tackling Climate Change (or Not): A Duoethnography. Environmental Education Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2022.2067323

Lam, M. (2021). “It’s cold here”: Lessons learned from the welcome perceived by newcomers to Brandon, Manitoba. Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15595692.2021.1944086  

Lam, M. (2021). Race, relational dynamics and anxious adjustments: The complexities of identities in relation to one another. International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1080/1743727X.2021.1926972

Lam, M. (2020). Understanding the effectiveness of an anti-racist educational intervention. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 20(13). https://doi.org/10.33423/jhetp.v20i13.3840

Lam, M. (2020). Adjustments. Cultural and Pedagogical Inquiry, 12(2), 74–75. https://doi.org/10.18733/cpi29585

Lam, M. (2020). Censored. Cultural and Pedagogical Inquiry, 12(2), 23–24. https://doi.org/10.18733/cpi29575

Lam, M. (2020). Uncensored. Cultural and Pedagogical Inquiry, 12(2), 25–26. https://doi.org/10.18733/cpi29576

Ellis, T. F., Kouritzin, S., Lam, M., Azzahrawi, R., Kolomic, E., Osiname, A., Sagenes, E., & Saleheen, S. (2020). Revisiting radical diversality: A philosophy of inclusion premised on the selective rejection of origins. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 18(1), 1–11. https://10.1080/14767724.2020.1711709

Lam, M. (2019). Effects of Canada’s increasing linguistic and cultural diversity on educational policy, programming and pedagogy. Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education, 14(2), 16–32.

Lam, M. (2019). Language education for newcomers in rural Canada: Needs, opportunities, and innovations. Journal of Rural and Community Development, 14(1), 77–97.

Lam, M. (2018). “I put myself in my parents’ shoes”: Dignity and dehumanization in EAL classrooms. Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education/ Revue Canadienne Des Jeunes Chercheures et Chercheurs En Éducation, 9(2). http://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/cjnse/article/view/43276

Lam, M. (2018). “We can’t paint them with one brush”: Creating opportunities for learning about refugee integration. Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees, 34(2), 103–112. https://refuge.journals.yorku.ca/index.php/refuge/article/view/40517

Edited Books

 *Farrell, A., Skyhar, C., & Lam, M. (2022). Teaching in the Anthropocene. Canadian Scholars / Women’s Press.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters in Edited Books

Lam, M. (2021). Promoting understanding and equity in rural Canada: The role of community education. In C. Banack & D. Pohler (Eds.), Building inclusive communities in rural Canada. University of Alberta Press.

Farrell, A., Stone, G., Skyhar, C., & Lam, M. (2022). Learning to Teach on the Edge of the Anthropocene. In A. Farrell, C. Skyhar, & M. Lam (Eds), Teaching in the Anthropocene. Canadian Scholars / Women’s Press. Forthcoming.

Kelly, W., Lam, M., Letkemann, A., Arksey, A., & Bullock, R. (2021). State of Rural Canada—Manitoba. In K. Rich, H. Hall, & G. Nelson (Eds.), State of rural Canada 2021: Opportunities, recovery, and resiliency in changing times (pp. 44–53).

Lam, M. (2022). Looking the gift horse in the mouth: Climate refugees and the role of education in promoting inclusivity. In A. Farrell, C. Skyhar, & M. Lam (Eds.), Teaching in the Anthropocene (pp. 326–343). Canadian Scholars / Women’s Press.

Lam, M., Skyhar, C., Farrell, A., Stone, G. (2022). Children’s voices calling us to action at the edge of the Anthropocene. In A. Farrell, C. Skyhar, & M. Lam (Eds.), Teaching in the Anthropocene (pp. 449–454). Canadian Scholars / Women’s Press.

Lam, M. (2016). Can you ruin a good joke? In J. Rucynski (Ed.), New ways in teaching with humor (pp. 161–164). TESOL Press.

Lam, M. (2014). Example lessons for teaching idioms around the world. In P. Mcpherron & P. T. Randolph (Eds.), Cat got your tongue? Teaching idioms to English learners (pp. 153–156). TESOL Press.

Thesis / Dissertation

Lam, M. (2021). Friendly Manitoba? A Brandon case study on welcoming newcomers outside the big city [Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Manitoba]. https://mspace.lib.umanitoba.ca/xmlui/handle/1993/35327

Research Reports

Lam, M., Humphreys, D., Mayuom, A., Spence, S., & Stone, G. (2021). Report on the Community Voices: Inclusivity and Anti-Racism event in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. BU CARES Research Centre. 41. https://www.bucares.ca/publications/community-voices-report

Nantais, M., DiMuro, M., Kelly, W., Kirk, J., Lam, M., Ofwono, N., & Spence, S. (2021). Digital policy, infrastructure, procedures and practices of select rural and Northern Manitoba school divisions: Final report. BU CARES Research Centre. 37. https://www.bucares.ca/publications/digital-realities-rural-manitoba

Lam, M., & Humphreys, D. (2021). Racism, bias, and discrimination in Manitoba: Survey report. BU CARES Research Centre. 38. https://www.bucares.ca/publications/racism-bias-amp-discrimination-in-manitoba-survey-report

Nantais, M., Kelly, W., Kirk, J., Lam, M., Ofwono, N., & Spence, S. (2021). Digital policies, infrastructure, procedures, and practices of select rural and Northern Manitoba school divisions: Interim brief phase one. BU CARES Research Centre. 18.  https://www.bucares.ca/publications/interim-brief-digital-policies-infrastructure-procedures-and-practices-of-select-rural-and-northern-manitoba-school-divisions   

Lam, M. (2020). Brandon School Division educating during COVID-19: Challenges and successes survey final report. BU CARES Research Centre. 21. https://www.bucares.ca/publications/the-first-8-weeks-back-to-school-during-covid-19-challenges-and-successes

Lam, M. (2020). Brandon School Division teacher/employee survey final report. BU CARES Research Centre. 35. https://www.bucares.ca/publications/brandon-school-division-covid-19-employee-survey

Lam, M. (2020). Brandon School Division parent/caregiver survey final report. BU CARES Research Centre. 28. https://www.bucares.ca/publications/brandon-school-division-covid-19-parentcaregiver-survey

Lam, M., Kirk, J., Ofwono, N., & Walters, A. (2020). Tech Manitoba digital literacy final report. BU CARES Research Centre. 19. https://www.bucares.ca/publications/digital-literacy-in-manitoba

Lam, M., Rempel, K., Cronkite, M., Delbridge, N., Graham, J. M., & Mowbray, A. (2017). 2012–2016 trends and projections of Westman Immigrant Services. 53. Brandon, MB.

Newspaper / Magazine Articles & Briefs

Humphreys, D., Mayuom, A., Spence, S., & Lam, M. (2022). Viral vitriol: Using online platforms to promote peace. Research Connection Brief. https://www.brandonu.ca/research-connection

Lam, M., Spence, S., Mayuom, A., & Ofwono, N. (2021). Orange Shirt Day messages. Research Connection Brief. https://www.brandonu.ca/research-connection/article/orange-shirt-day-messages

Nantais, M., Kelly, W., Kirk, J., Lam, M., Di Muro, M., Ofwono, N., & Spence S. (2021). Digital realities of Manitoba school divisions. Research Connection Brief. https://www.brandonu.ca/research-connection/article/digital-realities-of-manitoba-school-divisions/

Lam, M. (2021). Researching racism in Manitoba. Eye Witness Magazine.

Kirk, J., & Lam, M. (2021). Stories from the airwaves: Lessons about leading and learning from a four-part podcast series on education and the pandemic. Canadian Association of Principals. https://cdnprincipals.com/stories-from-the-airwaves/

Lam, M. (2020). Researching racism in Brandon [Editorial]. Brandon Sun.

Lam, M. (2019). Pieces for peace. Research Connection Brief. https://www.brandonu.ca/research-connection/rc-article/pieces-for-peace/

*Lam, M. (2019). Decolonizing forced migration research [Peer-reviewed discussion series]. Emerging Scholars and Practitioners on Migration Issues (ESPMI) Network.

Lam, M. (2018). Playing this board game will challenge your ideas about refugees. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/play-this-board-game-to-challenge-your-ideas-about-refugees-and-newcomers-97538

Lam, M. (2018). Newcomer integration and educating Canadians [Rural Policy Learning Commons (RPLC/CAPR)]. 6. https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/ceri-network/docs/mirra-research-brief-newcomer-integration-and-educating-canada.pdf

Curricular Material

Mayuom, A., Spence, S., Humphreys, D., & Lam, M. (2022). Anti-Racist Education Facilitation Guide. BU CARES Research Centre. 28. www.bucares.ca/anti-racism

Lam, M. (2017). Refugee journeys: Identity, intersectionality, and integration. Birdlight Games. https://www.thegamecrafter.com/games/refugee-journeys

Online Resources

Lam, M., & Moura, G. (2022, April). Social Justice Series – 12 Episodes. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Watson, E., Lee, A., Lam, M., & Kirk, J. (2022, March). Disinformation and Science Education. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Lam, M. (2022, January). Resources for Researchers [2-part series]. BU CARES YouTube Tutorials, Brandon University. https://youtu.be/BD1de-H-H8o

Smith, C., Grona, S., Moura, G., Lam, M., & Kirk, J. (2021, December). Rural remote learning in Western Manitoba. Leaning in and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., Lam, M., Anyichie, A., & Frangi, S. (2021, November). Culturally responsive pedagogy. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Lam, M., Kirk, J., Di Muro, M., & Spence, S. (2021, September). Digital realities in rural school divisions. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., Lam, M., Ofwono, N., & Svistovski, R. (2021, July). What we learned in a year of pandemic education. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Cronin, D., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & Tacan, K. (2021, July). Ethical storytelling. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Blaine, C., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & Waddell, C. (2021, June). Sexually exploited children and youth. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Lam, M. (2021, April). NVivo for Beginners [3-part series]. BU CARES YouTube Tutorials, Brandon University. https://youtu.be/BD1de-H-H8o

Clarke, M., Constant, L., Constant, P., Dumas, D., Ehman, B., Fontaine, B., Kirk, J., Lam, M., Lathlin-Scott, S., McGillivary, K., & Ntelioglou, B. (2021, March). Revitalizing Indigenous languages. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., Lam, M., Macfarlane, K., & Ng-A-Fook, N. (2021, February). Equity in schools. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., Lam, M., & Senchuk, J. (2020, December). Stress and burnout. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Denbow, A., Kirk, J., Lam, M., Mason, H., & Peloquin, M. (2020, October). Teaching during the pandemic. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Caldwell, D., Keown, M., Kirk, J., & Lam, M. (2020, October). All about podcasting. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Fraijo, B., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & Roberts, B. (2020, October). Tales from the kitchen table: All about homeschooling. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Bachewich, L., Duncan, H., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & Sinclair, N. (2020, October). Indigenizing education. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., & Lam, M. (2020, October). Kids talk back to school. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Farrell, A., Gilleshammer, S., Kirk, J., & Lam, M. (2020, June). Leadership during times of crisis. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., Lam, M., Perry, B., & Thompson, N. (2020, June). Racism on the prairies. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Couros, A., Kirk, J., Lam, M., Nantais, M., & Thompson, K. (2020, June). The tech gap. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Keith, D., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & Stouffer, J. (2020, May). Pandemic literacy assessment. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., Lam, M., Ntelioglou, N., & Skuce, T. (2020, May). Reimagining education in light of COVID-19. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Herron, R., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & Whitfield, R. (2020, March). Rural men’s mental health. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Eberts, E., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & Mihelakis, E. (2020, February). French language learning in Brandon [2-part series]. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Gasparini, C., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & McPherson, N. (2020, January). Housing and homelessness in Brandon, Manitoba. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., Lam, M., Lane, B., & Smid, D. (2020, January). All about bees. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Karpa, J., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & Lawrence, B. (2020, January). Mental health and families. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Allan, J., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & Lee, S. (2019, December). Researching romance. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., Lam, M., Sagenes, E., & Smith, C. (2019, December). Teacher-led learning teams. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Forbes, S., Kirk, J., Krentz, J., Lam, M., & Lee, B. (2019, December). Not just for muscle! Creatine supplementation and fat loss in older adults. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Douglas, P., Hamm, A., Kirk, J., & Lam, M. (2019, December). Autism and ways of being. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast  

Ford, J., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & Ntelioglou, B. (2019, December). English language learners in classrooms. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., Lam, M., Mason, C., & Navid, C. (2019, December). Sexualized violence on campuses. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., Lam, M., Mandziuk, P., & Skuce, T. (2019, November). Finish him! Hockey, masculinity, and culture [2-part series]. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., Lam, M., Stouffer, J., & Sutherland, K. (2019, November). Effective reading instruction. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Farrell, A., Kirk, J., Lam, M., & McAuley, D. (2019, October). Leadership and conflict [2-part series]. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Kirk, J., Nantais, M., Lam, M., & Mead, A. (2019, October). To friend or not to friend: Teachers and students on social media. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast

Hamilton, G., Kirk, J., Nantais, M., & Lam, M. (2019, October). Cell phones and the classroom. Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast, Brandon University. https://www.bucares.ca/podcast