Professor Lisa Cameron is the Disadvantage and Wellbeing in the Asia-Pacific Program Director at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne. Her research focuses on issues of social welfare and poverty in Australia and throughout Asia. She is particularly interested in the welfare of disadvantaged and marginalised groups. Her work in this area included analyses of poverty and wellbeing, economic development in Asia, evaluations of social welfare programs and gender inequality. She is an Affiliated Professor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). In 2013 she was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences.
Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, Australia.