Dr Ben Lohmeyer

Academic Status

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Humanities
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr Ben Lohmeyer is a Youth Sociologist and Youth Worker. He is an Adjunct Research Fellow with Flinders University. Ben completed his PhD at Flinders focussing on youth and violence.

Ben's research interests include youth, governance, violence (personal, structural and neoliberal) and youth work practice.

Before beginning his academic career, Ben worked across a range of youth work settings including alternative education, alternative accommodation and peacebuilding. He has experience in grant writing, program and policy design and implementation.


PhD (Sociology), Flinders University

Master of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney

BA (Youth Work), Tabor

Honours, awards and grants

2018 Vice-Chancellor's Best Higher Degree by Research Student Publication, Flinders University

2018 Conference Travel Grant, Flinders University to present at the International Sociological Association XIX World Congress, Toronto

2017 Student Publication prize (x2), School of Social and Policy Studies, Flinders Univerity

2014 1st place, 3 Minute Thesis competition, Flinders University

Supervisory interests
Youth inequality
Youth studies
Youth violence, evaluation, intervention
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