Max Miroff

Stamps 1693 Leadership ScholarMax


Hometown

(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
  • Experimental fiction piece titled 'for birds' published in The Shrug 4
  • Top paper at the 2015 W&M Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
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 at tNY Press
  • 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
  • Directed the 2015 W&M National Undergraduate Philosophy Conference with a $1500 grant awarded by the Charles Center Community of Scholars Fund
  • Contributing Editor of the W&M Review literary journal
Favorite Classes
  • Chinese Pop Culture (Junior Year)
  • German Critical Thought II (Sophomore Year)
  • Modern & Postmodern Literary Theory (Freshman Year)