The David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education is an endowed Chair established in 1998 by the Honourable David Lam, former Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, and the Governments of British Columbia and Canada. The Chair enables the Faculty of Education to provide leadership in research, teaching, and application of knowledge about multicultural education. The holder of the Chair adopts a rationale for the position, including its thematic foci and objectives.
At present, the David lam Chair is open. Consistent with the terms of the endowment, the Dean of the Faculty of Education has established an advisory committee to guide the future direction of the chair.
Past David Lam Chairs have included Professor Jo-Anne Dillabough (2012-2014), Professor Handel Kashope Wright (2006-2009), Professor Graeme Chalmers (2001-2004), Dr. Ishu Ishiyama (1998-2001), and Professor Kogila Adam-Moodley (1995-1998).