Max Owre started working with Carolina Public Humanities (CPH) 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 in 2008. Max is a lecturer in the history department, teaching courses in European, world and colonial history since 2007. He 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.