James was a research intern at ASPI in 2019. His research interests include climate change, counter-terrorism and security in the Pacific.
He graduated from the University of Sydney in 2016 with a Bachelor of International and Global Studies, majoring in international business and history. In mid-2019 he completed a Master degree in International Affairs at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, majoring in security and sustainability.
Previously, he has worked as a volunteer intern at the Hunger Project Australia.