Office location and correspondence address
The Europaeum
c/o St Antony’s College
62 Woodstock Road
Oxford OX2 6JF (UK)

General information
The Administrator, The Europaeum Office
Telephone: +44(0)1865 284482

Please note that at present email is the most reliable way to reach us.

Trustee; Founder & Honorary Advisor to the Scholars Programme

Dr Andrew Graham

Dr Andrew Graham was Executive Chair of the Europaeum from 2017 to 2020, chairing both the Academic Council and the Executive Committee. He was the driving force in conceiving, implementing and raising the funding for the new Europaeum Scholarship Programme and now combines being a Trustee with being Honorary Consultant to the Programme. He is the former Master of Balliol College, Oxford, and is currently a Senior Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute.

Earlier in his career he was, twice, Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister, Economic Adviser to the Leader of the Opposition, a Fellow and Tutor in Economics at Balliol, and, for the academic year 2012/13, Warden of Rhodes House. He was a Board Member of Channel 4 Television, a Scott Trustee (which owns The Guardian and The Observer) and a Trustee of Reprieve. In 2001, he founded the Oxford Internet Institute and, in 2010, the Balliol Interdisciplinary Institute.

Executive Director

Dr Hartmut Mayer

Dr Mayer is the Executive Director and a Fellow and Tutor in Politics at St Peter’s College, Oxford. He is also Adjunct Professor at SAIS Europe in Bologna, Italy. Between 2017 and 2022 he was Director of the European Studies Centre at St Antony’s College, Oxford. Since 1997 he has also been Region Head Europe at Oxford Analytica, a global political consultancy. His research interests focus on international relations and its theory, diplomatic history, comparative regionalism, German and EU politics, EU-Asia (particularly, Japanese) relations and European responses to rising powers. He has been a Visiting Professor at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan, at Sciences Po Paris, Université Libre de Brussels, and at SAIS John Hopkins University in Washington DC. He has held various positions in think tanks, including at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Berlin and at the Finnish Institute for International Affairs in Helsinki. Prior to his academic career, Dr Mayer worked as a freelance journalist in Germany, working with North German Radio, SAT1, the German Press Agency in New York and as a politics writer with DIE ZEIT and Sueddeutsche Zeitung. 

Scholars Programme Director

Dr Tracey Sowerby
Tel +44 1865 284480

Dr Tracey Sowerby is a historian of early modern politics and culture. She has published a monograph on Richard Morison (Henry VIII’s leading propagandist) and co-edited a collection of essays on early modern diplomatic practice. She has extensive experience of European universities and research institutes, especially via being Principal Investigator on an AHRC international research networking award (Textual Ambassadors) and a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award (Centres of Diplomacy, Centres of Culture). She is also widely versed in academic administration and student counselling. Her current research centres on the history of early modern diplomacy with particular interests in institutional change, cross-confessional diplomacy, and the role of culture in international communication.

Core Events Director

Dr Sophie Scott-Brown

Sophie is an intellectual historian with research interests in modern European political thought and the history of education. She is the author of The Histories of Raphael Samuel: A Portrait of a People’s Historian (2017) and Colin Ward and the Art of Everyday Anarchy (2022), her work also appears in journals such as The History of European Ideas and Global Intellectual History. Her current research examines post-war European activist networks. She is a passionate teacher committed to promoting inclusive education through creative, inquiry-led approaches. In 2020, she became a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Prior to joining the Europaeum, she was a lecturer in Philosophy at the University of East Anglia, teaching rhetoric, and before that, an Education Manager for the National Centre for Writing, Norwich. She received her PhD from the Australian National University.
Sophie was appointed a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in December 2022.
Michael Wright

Michael Wright or
Tel +44 1865 284482

Michael is the first point of contact for enquiries about the Europaeum. He is the hub of the Europaeum, ensuring that everything runs smoothly.

Adrienne Cheasty
Public Policy Advisor

Adrienne Cheasty

Adrienne Cheasty has joined the Europaeum as Public Policy Advisor, following an Academic Visitorship at St Antony’s College, where she was a founding member of the European Political Economy Project (EuPep) in the European Studies Centre. She was previously at the IMF, most recently as Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, responsible for Europe. She established the IMF’s Climate Change Policy Assessment program. Research areas include euro area fiscal-financial architecture, financial crisis management, debt issues, measurement of the fiscal deficit, and financial aspects of climate change. She also served on the board of the International Public Sector Accounting Standard-setters (IPSASB), where she advocated for the development of standards covering environmental assets and liabilities. She was a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Councils on Fiscal Sustainability and on Public Finance and Social Protection, and has taught at Harvard, Yale and Johns Hopkins.
Alumni and Events Officer

Milan Sokolovski

Milan is a recent graduate of an MPhil in History at the University of Oxford. His general focus was on modern European history, with his research centring on Serbia in the First World War. He analysed, among others, the cultural, psycho-social, and political factors that contributed to the remarkable staying power of the Serbian army, particularly from 1915-1916. His other interests include the history of the Holocaust and the ‘Scientific Revolution’.

In his role at the Europaeum, Milan is the first point of contact for the Europaeum’s alumni. He assists in the organisation and coordination of the numerous events and programmes organised by the Europaeum, including the Scholars Programme. He is also responsible for the social media and is heavily involved in general communications with the public.

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