About Dr James Whelan

James Whelan

Former Research Director for the CPD Public Service research program, James Whelan's career includes leading social science research programs with several universities and institutions to examine deliberative and collaborative governance, environmental politics and social movements. He was theme leader for the Coastal Cooperative Research Centre’s Citizen Science research program, has published widely and presented at national and international conferences. James has worked with several social and environmental justice NGOs including Greenpeace and Amnesty International. He is founder-director of the Change Agency, a not-for-profit education and action research initiative that supports progressive social movements in the Asia-Pacific region.

Posts by James Whelan

James Whelan | TheAmericanConservative.com

Progressive Australian research into UK policy ideas sparks interest among American conservatives… A conservative US website has picked out James Whelan’s article in The Conversation as one ‘of note’. A remarkable cross-pollination of ideas? View the listing on theamericanconservative.com here Readmore