Francis Fukuyama is chairman of the editorial board of American Purpose.
Fukuyama is Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow and director of the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy program at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.
Fukuyama’s most recent book is Liberalism and Its Discontents (2022), building off his American Purpose foundational article of the same name. His two-volume analysis of political order—The Origins of Political Order and Political Order and Political Decay—appeared in 2011 and 2014. Other books include Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment (2018), Our Posthuman Future (2000), The Great Disruption (1999), and Trust (1995).
His book The End of History and the Last Man (1992) has appeared in over twenty foreign editions.
Articles and Events
With the rise of generative AI, issues of scale and concentrated economic power pose a new challenge to democracies.
In the days to come, discussions of the context surrounding Israel and Hamas will become necessary as a means of sorting out moral rights and wrongs. Francis Fukuyama's latest.
Two summer reads shed light on expansive approaches to freedom in a liberal society. Francis Fukuyama’s latest.
Minority rule is the order in American politics today—with devastating consequences for U.S. foreign policy. Francis Fukuyama's latest.
In a democratic society bureaucrats are meant to follow the lead of elected politicians. But what if the politician wants to burn it all down? Francis Fukuyama's latest.
A teaching trip in Kazakhstan reveals how attitudes toward Russia are souring in light of the war in Ukraine. Francis Fukuyama's latest.
Dr. Francis Fukuyama answers questions ranging from geopolitics and "wokeism" to the science-fiction series Dune.
Francis Fukuyama recaps his trip to Ukraine and the latest major developments in the counter-offensive.