Michael Morgan specializes in international and global history. He first book, The Final Act, examines the origins and consequences of the Helsinki Accords, the most ambitious diplomatic undertaking of the Cold War. At UNC, he teaches courses on the Cold War, modern and contemporary international history, and the history of human rights. Before coming to UNC, he taught at the US Naval War College and the University of Toronto, where he was the inaugural holder of the Raymond Pryke Chair.