Director, Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS) Lab
Other Roles at Western University
- Complexity theory and systems thinking
- Knowledge exchange and communication
- History of ideas
- External Core Member, Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation, University of Waterloo
James Shelley is the Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator at the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing and a Research Project Coordinator in the Office of the Dean at the Faculty of Health Sciences at Western University. In addition, he serves as Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator in the Department of Geography and Environment in the Faculty of Social Science. James is the instigator and director of the Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS) Lab, launched in early 2020 as an interdisciplinary hub for complexity and system scholarship across faculties and departments at Western University. His personal research interests focus on the intersection of complexity theory, information, and communications, with a particular emphasis on developing systems-informed approaches to knowledge exchange/translation, implementation science, and research-to-action strategies.