James Dobson is a Senior Researcher at Bright Blue. His interests lie in higher education, schools, immigration and social capital. He has previously published a report that examined cohesion and migration in the UK with the Adam Smith Institute. The report appeared in City AM, the Yorkshire Post and ConservativeHome. He also published an opinion piece on this subject for ConservativeHome. James is a graduate of the University of Bath where he studied for a BSc in the Social Sciences. James also holds an interest in International Development and volunteers with the charity Evidence for Development where he assists with the production of high-quality research.