Michael Morse became Executive Director of the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States in June 2015. He spent the previous 10 years working in development for science and higher education, first at the Royal Society and then at the University of Oxford. He has a PhD in the history of science.
Michael has written three popular books: How the Celts Came to Britain (2005), All-New Baseball Brainteasers (2007), and co-authored with his wife, Dimitra Papagianni, The Neanderthals Rediscovered (2013), which won the Society for American Archaeology 2015 Book Award. A revised and expanded third edition came out in 2022.
Michael grew up in New York City, spent 15 years in the UK, and now resides in Westchester, New York.