Michael Hamilton Morgan is an author and former U.S. diplomat. His 2007 book Lost History: the Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers and Artists has now touched more than 300 million people worldwide. Morgan has been nominated for the 2009 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in the UAE. He is also founder and President of New Foundations for Peace, a non-profit created to teach leadership skills worldwide. He has spoken at venues like the World Economic Forum, Georgetown University and UCLA, and he has been interviewed on the BBC, CSpan and Al Jazeera.