Jamie heads the English and Drama department at the British Library, and has non-executive and other collaborative experience in the cultural and Higher Education sectors. Jamie works on a number of digitisation and born-digital research projects, including a major collaborative European project on the First World War. His research interests include 20th Century drama and the History of Collecting, and recent publications include ‘A Cornelian Cold War?’, in Andrew Hammond (ed.), Cold War Literatures: Western, Eastern and Postcolonial Perspectives (London: Routledge, 2011), and ‘Harold Pinter’, in Steve Nicholson (ed.), The 1960s: Modern British Playwrighting: Voices, Documents, New Interpretations (London: Methuen, 2012).
In 2012, he was selected as a Fellow on the Clore Leadership Programme, established to develop cultural leaders across all art forms.