Max Miroff

MaxStamps 1693 Leadership Scholar

Hometown

Vienna, VA
(Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology)

Majors

Philosophy and Computer Science

Distinctions and Awards
  • Second place paper at the 2014 W&M National Undergraduate Philosophy Conference.
  • Paper titled “McInterpellation: Late Capitalism and the Moscow McDonalds” published in the W&M Comparative Humanities Undergraduate Journal Fall 2014 Issue
  • Paper titled "Gangnam Style, or: The Hollow Core of Consumerism" forthcoming in the W&M Comparative Humanities Undergraduate Journal Spring 2015 Issue
  • Experimental fiction piece titled "((((((((((((((layers" published in theNewerYork
  • Experimental fiction piece titled "Euclid, M.B.A." published in the NewerYork.
  • Experimental fiction piece titled "Play" published in theNewerYork
  • Experimental fiction piece titled "Heterodox Readings of Contemporary Musical Culture Assembled by a Machine in my Garage" published in theNewerYork
  • Fiction piece titled "Face" published in Eunoia Review
  • Experimental fiction piece titled "for birds" forthcoming in the print edition of theNewerYork magazine
Summer ExperiencesMax
  • 2014: Internship at QuadraMed - researched, developed, and prototyped a quality measure analytics application for hospitals to use in their electronic health record systems.
  • 2013: Learned Hindi at Indiana University, acted in and co-wrote a Bollywood-style remake of Rocky entitled Rakesh.
1693 Project

Investigating the way in which the physical space in which we conduct our activities acts upon the ideological assumptions which dictate those activities, with a focus on how the structure of educational institutions affects pedagogical practice. Highlighted in the 2012 President's Report (page 18).

Positions/Activities
  • Editor-at-Large of theNewerYork literary magazine
  • Editor-in-Chief of the Comparative Humanities Undergraduate Journal
  • President of Philosophy Club
  • Directed the 2014 W&M National Undergraduate Philosophy Conference with a $1500 grant awarded by the Charles Center Community of Scholars fund
  • Director of the 2015 W&M National Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, awarded a $1500 grant from the Charles Center Community of Scholars fund
  • Contributing Editor of the W&M Review literary journal
Favorite Classes
  • German Critical Thought II (Sophomore Year)
  • Modern & Postmodern Literary Theory (Freshman Year)