James joined Parliament Street in 2015. Since then he has written a number of research papers for us on the Decline of the Left in Europe, why polling companies keep getting it so wrong, the Future of the Transatlantic Partnership and ISIS – The Case for Intervention – Understanding Public Opinion. James also co-wrote the chapter Immigration – Public Opinion and Policy in our 2015 book Smart Government.
James is currently reading for a PhD in Comparative European Politics at the University of Kent (Canterbury/Brussels) and is based in Hong Kong on the European Union Academic Programme Hong Kong. Previously, James has been a Visiting Student at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and worked in market research for YouGov.
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