Executive Director

Meet the Executive Director Michael Morse.


Michael Morse became Executive Director of the Winston Churchill Foundation in June 2015. He spent the previous 10 years working in development for science and higher education, first at the Royal Society (where he helped launch a £100 million campaign) and then at the University of Oxford.

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.

He has a PhD in the history of science from the University of Chicago, an MPhil in archaeology from the University of Cambridge, and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Princeton.

Michael grew up in New York City, spent 15 years in the UK, and now resides with his wife and their three children in Westchester, New York.