Craig Shirley is the author of four best-sellers on former U.S. president Ronald Reagan, "Reagan's Revolution: The Untold Story of the Campaign That Started It All," "Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign that Changed America," "Last Act: The Final Years and Emerging Legacy of Ronald Reagan" and "Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980." He is also the author of the authorized biography of Newt Gingrich, "Citizen Newt: The Making of a Reagan Conservative," which was published in August 2017. His book "December 1941" appeared multiple times on the New York Times best-seller, while "Last Act" was named best narrative in the non-fiction category by USA Book News for 2015. Craig is the founder of Shirley & Banister Public Affairs, was chosen in 2005 by Springfield College as their Outstanding Alumnus, and has been named the First Reagan Scholar at Eureka College, Ronald Reagan’s alma mater, where he taught a course titled Reagan 101. He is also the Visiting Reagan Scholar at Eureka College, on the board of Trustees of Eureka, a frequent lecturer at the Reagan Library, and on the Board of Governors of the Reagan Ranch.