Max joins Athena fresh from Swarthmore College, where he graduated with high honors, majoring in History and minoring in Art History. He was the 2018 recipient of the Paul H. Beik Prize for best thesis on a historical subject. In addition to a recent research fellowship, he interned in the editorial department at Men’s Fitness magazine, where he researched and wrote articles on sports and fitness for the magazine's digital edition.
At Swarthmore, Max was a pitcher on the varsity baseball team, and a co-captain of the 2018 team, which won the Centennial Conference championship and made it to the College World Series. Max also served as the sports editor of Swarthmore’s newspaper, The Phoenix, in addition to founding and writing for his baseball-themed blog, Constantbaseball.com. Max also enjoys photography, music, and the occasional crossword puzzle.