James Douglas

Senior Consultant, Design
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James is an expert researcher, analyst, and communicator who is passionate about using qualitative data to unpack complex problems and drive decision-making.

He brings a wealth of experience in the tertiary education, cultural, and creative industries, and a scholarly understanding of policymaking, enterprise management and entrepreneurship.

Influential work

  • Conducted research and analysis for an ARC-funded project that enhanced public comprehension of the impacts of internet-distributed television in Australia
  • Published peer-reviewed research on Australian media industries that advanced scholarly understanding of local film history, cultural policy, and arts entrepreneurship.
  • Designed a governance framework and recruited a board for a small arts not-for-profit publisher.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous, James was a screen studies academic and tertiary educator. He also worked as a journalist and critic writing on film and culture for Australian and international publications.

James holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Media and Communications from RMIT University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne.


In his spare time...

James enjoys taking on amateur upholstery and furniture restoration projects.


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