“One escapes the slavery of history by pursuing in the wildness of the world the traces of divine footsteps.
– Nicolás Gómez Dávila
Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
In second grade I finished second in a schoolwide poem-reciting contest despite reciting no more than two or three lines of a page-long poem. If I recall correctly, the poem was about a snake. There were four competitors in total.
Wojciech Owczarek is a policy analyst in the Education Policy Center. His interest lie primarily in labor law and employment practices in the sphere of public education; at the Independence Institute his research additionally pertains to school finance as well as teacher and systems level accountability. Wojciech joined the Education Policy Center in May of 2019.
Born in Łódź, Poland, in 2005 Wojciech moved to the United States, specifically to Boulder where he would remain for the next decade, graduating from the University of Colorado with a B.A. in history, focusing primarily on modern Europe. Next, he obtained an M.A., also in history, from the University of Michigan, before coming back to Colorado.