Profile of the Month

Professor SALLY MAPSTONE is joining the Europaeum’s Academic Council as Principal and Vice-Chancellor of our newest member, the University of St Andrews. She was previously Professor of Older Scots Literature at Oxford, where she also served as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Personnel (2009-11) and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education (2011-16). She is on the international advisory board of Helsinki, and of one of the steering groups at the League of European Research Universities. She read English Language and Literature at Oxford, where she also gained her doctorate on Older Scots literature, examining literature and book history in Scots and in Latin before 1707. She remains an Emeritus Fellow of St Hilda’s College, and Honorary Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford, as well as Honorary President of the Scottish Text Society, Honorary Fellow of the Association for Scottish Literary Studies, and a Fellow of the English Association.