Researcher, OXFAM AMERICA
James Morrissey is a researcher at Oxfam America. At Oxfam James works on questions at the nexus of energy, climate and development and also links Oxfam’s work on climate change and extractive industries. Prior to joining Oxfam James was Senior Research Officer at the University of Oxford, where his research focussed on the relationship between climate change and human migration. James holds both a Masters and PhD in International Development, from Oxford University. He holds an undergraduate degree in Ocean and Atmosphere Science from the University of Cape Town. Outside of academia James has worked on issues of disaster risk in Cape Town’s informal settlements, and on the impacts of large hydro-electric facilities on the Zambezi River in Mozambique.