Max Mauerman

Urban Sanitation Researcher, Innovations for Poverty Action
Columbus, Ohio

HIA Program:

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Max Mauerman is a senior at Ohio State University with a double major in Political Science and Economics. As a member of the executive board of Collegiate Council on World Affairs, he has helped organize model United Nations conferences for inner-city high schools in Columbus as well as global conferences through the UN Foundation. He also plans the Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship Summit, one of the largest conferences for social entrepreneurship in the Midwest. He is passionate about sharing his experiences through writing. He is co-founder of the Algerian, OSU's first magazine for politics and international affairs, and has covered the UN's annual NGO conference as an official writer. His future plans lie in policy research. He wants to re-imagine urban planning through direct citizen input. He has been recognized for his research at national presentations and plans to pursue a Ph.D in either economics or public policy.