Associate Fellow
James Sladden is an historian and conflict researcher. As a high-risk adviser to international media including the BBC, ITN and CNN, he has supported journalists in hostile environments around the world. James was an international monitoring officer for the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, and the UN Verification and Inspection Mechanism for Yemen (UNVIM). James is a former RAND Corporation researcher, and is a current PhD candidate in History at the University of Cambridge. He received an M.A. from the Strategy and Security Institute at the University of Exeter, where he was an Excellence Scholar. Prior to this James served in the British military.