James Davies gained his PhD in social and medical anthropology from the University of Oxford in 2006. He is also a qualified psychotherapist, who started practicing in the NHS in 2004. As well as still working with patients, James also holds a senior lectureship in social anthropology and psychotherapy at Roehampton University, London. He has published four academic books for presses like Stanford University Press and Routledge, and has delivered talks at many universities such as Harvard, Yale, Oxford, Brown, CUNY (New York), and The New School (New York). James has also written for more popular magazines such as The New Scientist, Harvard Divinity Bulletin and Therapy Today.
I first heard good things about Andrew Lownie from an author friend of mine who’d just published a book with Profile. This was about four years ago now, but I lodged the name away. A great move on my part since Andrew has more than lived up to his reputation – he is personable, enthusiastic and highly competent, the kind of agent any author would be delighted to have