Donald R. SchmittDonald R. Schmitt is a seven-time best-selling investigative author and a former director of CUFOS, where he also served as director of special investigations for 10 years. Presently, he is the lead investigator for the world famous International UFO Museum and Research Center (IUFOMRC) in Roswell, New Mexico, where he also serves as an advisor to the executive director. An international lecturer, he has made personal presentations in China, Japan, Australia, throughout Europe, the UK, South America, Mexico, Canada, and Russia. His first book, UFO Crash at Roswell (1991), co-authored with Kevin D. Randle, was made into the Golden Globe–nominated movie Roswell (1994). He was also an on-set advisor for the TV series Roswell (1999–2002). His book Witness to Roswell (2007, revised in 2009 and 2022), co-authored with Thomas J. Carey, was the number-one-selling UFO book in the world for two straight years. The book is currently optioned by Bryce Zabel and Don Most for feature film production. He is also the American representative for the International Coalition for Extraterrestrial Research (ICER) and serves on their executive council. ICER is currently represented by 31 countries and continues to acquire parliamentary support to be recognized by UNESCO, which is part of the United Nations. Schmitt graduated cum laude from Concordia University.