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William James
Grand Strategy, Security and Statecraft Fellow

William James is a pre-doctoral fellow at MIT’s Security Studies Program and a DPhil candidate in International Relations at the University of Oxford. His research examines: the causes of grand strategic change; the impediments to grand strategic adjustment; transatlantic relations; European security; and British foreign and defence policy.

William holds a First in Politics from the University of Durham and an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Cambridge, for which he was awarded a distinction. Between finishing his studies at Cambridge and commencing the DPhil at Oxford, William worked as a political consultant for two years in Australia and in the UK.