Executive Director
Email: owre@email.unc.edu
Phone: 919-537-3520

Max Owre started working with Carolina Public Humanities in 2009 when it was still the “Program in the Humanities and Human Values.” He served as Associate Director (2010-13) and Interim Director (2013-14) before assuming the position of Executive Director in July 2014.

A graduate of the University of Vermont, he obtained his PhD in modern European history from UNC-CH in 2008. Max is a lecturer in the History Department, teaching courses in European, world and colonial history since 2007.

Max is a principal organizer, and frequent host and moderator of CPH Events. He also lectures frequently for CPH on various topics in French and European history.