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Dr. Max Owre, is the Associate Director of the Program in the Humanities and Human Values and a Lecturer in the History Department of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the primary contact person for all initiatives associated with this website, including the Adams Competition.


Site authors in alphabetical order and their biographical information:

Dr. Glenn Blackburn taught History at the University of Virginia's College at Wise for thirty-one years, was Dean of the Faculty for five years, and is now a senior scholar.  Dr. Blackburn's intellectual biography of Dr. Adams was published by Mercer University Press in 2009.

Dr. Seth Holtzman, a former student of Dr. Adams, teaches Philosophy at Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C., where he is the Chair of the Religion & Philosophy Department. 


The authors thank all who contributed to this site's creation, particularly the following people:

** Crawford Taylor

** the late Dr. Warren Nord

** the UNC-CH Philosophy Department - and its Chair, Dr. Geoff Sayre-McCord

** the UNC-CH Program in the Humanities and Human Values - and its Director, Dr. Eve Duffy

** Claire Miller, longtime administrative assistant in the UNC-CH Philosophy Department

** Chris Johnson at UNC Creative

** Phyllis Adams and Jill Adams

** James P. Coley