Michael Schuman is a journalist and author who has lived and worked in Asia since 1996. He is the author of “Confucius and the World He Created” (Basic Book, 2015) and “Superpower Interrupted: The Chinese History of the World and The Miracle: The Epic Story of Asia’s Quest for Wealth” (HarperBusiness, 2009). Dr Schuman has been a correspondent for "The Wall Street Journal" and "Time" magazine. He currently is a contributor to The Atlantic, Bloomberg Opinion, and other publications. He has a Master in International Affairs from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania.