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The Alumni Office is here to help Wolfson develop and maintain good relationships with its alumni and friends and to help them to stay in touch with College and with each other by organising events and producing publications. 

We also fundraise for the College, encouraging alumni and friends of the College to support Wolfson so that it can continue to be a university leader for graduate study. We are always very happy to meet and hear from our alumni so please do let us know your views about your College and any ideas about how to participate in our work.

For all general enquiries please contact

Huw David, Development Director

Huw David joined Wolfson in April 2019 after serving as Development Director of the Rothermere American Institute, Oxford's department for teaching and research in American history, politics and culture.

His academic research focuses on Anglo-American relations in the era of the American Revolution. His first book, Trade, Politics, and Revolution: South Carolina and Britain's Atlantic Commerce, 1730-1790, was published by the University of South Carolina Press in November 2018. It received the 2018 George C. Rogers Jr. Prize for the best book of South Carolina history, given by the South Carolina Historical Society. The manuscript of the book won the Hines Prize in 2015, given biennially by the College of Charleston for the best first manuscript on a topic relating to the Carolina Lowcountry and/or the Atlantic World. His writing appears in several academic journals including Global Networks, the Journal of Southern History, the South Carolina Historical Magazine, and Action Learning: Research and Practice. He has held visiting fellowships at institutions including the University of South Carolina and the Huntington Library, Los Angeles.

Since June 2018, he has chaired the Academic Advisory Panel of the Benjamin Franklin House, London, the world's only surviving home of the American founding father, and he is a judge of the Benjamin Franklin House literary prize. He is a Trustee of Sulgrave Manor, the Northamptonshire home of George Washington’s ancestors, now a visitor attraction. He is an Affiliate Faculty Member at the College of Charleston's Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World (CLAW) Program, has been Wells Fargo Distinguished Public Lecturer at the same College, and recently completed a research project with Tate Britain on Thomas Gainsborough, with a major new assessment of one of the painter's early portraits. He is a Governor of a local village primary school and a member of the school's resources and finance committee. He lives in Oxford with his young family.



Clare Norton, Acting Senior Development Officer

Clare manages the annual fundraising campaigns, the alumni communications, the department database and the alumni webpages. She organises the alumni events programme and provides administrative support to the Development and Alumni Relations Office.



Lisa Heida, Acting Communications Officer

Lisa currently manages the Communications office which promotes and protects Wolfson College's reputation. She manages the College websites and social media channels, the release of College news, media relations, and the use of Wolfson's name and image.

The Communications office works with College departments and Wolfsonians to tell Wolfson's story to a wide range of audiences around the globe, and works collaboratively to provide a variety of communications services to members and staff.