Harry McNeill Adams holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Cambridge. At the Hertie School, he focused on social policy, with a particular interest in education policy. He specialised in public management, but also took classes employing advanced quantitative methods. He was part of the Hertie team that won the German National Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, specialising in state responsibility for private actors and international environmental treaties. Harry’s professional experience while at the Hertie School includes an internship in the Home Affairs and Social Policy team at RAND Europe and working as a research assistant on the Leviathan project on European economic governance. He also spent three years as a mathematics teacher in London, including two years in leadership positions, through the Teach First programme.
Master’s thesis title
Free schools: A study of policy borrowing in England and Sweden