Ben Arnold Lohmeyer

Adjunct Researcher, Flinders University

Dr Ben Lohmeyer is a Critical Youth Sociologist and Youth Worker. He is an Adjunct Research Fellow with Flinders University. Ben completed his Ph.D. 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.


  • 2018–present
    Adjunct Researcher, Flinders University
  • 2016–present
    Senior lecturer, Tabor, College of Higher Education


  • 2018 
    Flinders University , PhD (Sociology)
  • 2012 
    University of Sydney, Master of Peace and Conflict Studies
  • 2006 
    Tabor, College of Higher Education, Ba - Youth Work

Professional Memberships

  • The Australian Sociological Association
  • Youth Work SA