PhD (Anthropology) BA Hons (Anthropology & Archaeology) James Cook University of North Queensland
Indigenous professionals, mobility (class), Indigenous public/civil servants, Indigenous sector-public sector interaction, organisational ethnography, social capital, urban poverty, Torres Strait, development.
Co-Editor (with Dr Boyd Hunter), the Australian Journal of Social Issues (2013-2015)
Native Title Consultant, preparing expert anthropological reports in support of Native Title land and sea claims by Torres Strait Islander people (1999-2004)
Lahn J (2014) Non-Indigenous Visions. Arena 132:10-11.
Lahn, J. (2014) Indigenous Australian middle classness: expressions, debates, futures, Paper presented at the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences conference panel entitled ‘The Future of Class’, Tokyo.
Lahn, J. (2013) Indigenous Professionals: work, class and culture. CAEPR Working Paper No 89. Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University.
Lahn J (2012) Poverty, Work and Social Networks: the role of social capital for Aboriginal People in Urban Australian Locales. Urban Policy and Research 30:1-16.
Lahn J (2007) Native Title and the Torres Strait: encompassment and recognition in the Central Islands. In, Smith, B. and F. Morphy (eds), The Social Effects of Native Title: recognition, translation, coexistence, pp.135-149. Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research and ANU E Press, Australian National University.
CAEPR publications & research outputs
Research publications outside the CAEPR publications series, including books, book chapters, journal articles and reports.