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Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama

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 Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment (2018). His forthcoming book is entitled Liberalism and Its Discontents, 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 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

Where Political Science Can Help Us Deal with Climate Change

Where Political Science Can Help Us Deal with Climate Change

Political science has been slow to grapple with climate change, but it can play a critical role in addressing obstacles to nation-wide action. Frank Fukuyama's latest.

Francis Fukuyama
Japan's Zeitenwende

Japan's Zeitenwende

Would Japan work together with the United States to defend Taiwan? In his latest blog post, Francis Fukuyama recaps his trip to Japan and the country's shifting self-defense doctrine.

Francis Fukuyama
How to Think about Climate Policy

How to Think about Climate Policy

Conservative attitudes on climate change are shifting, but both parties are in a rut when it comes to optimizing public policy for cleaner energy. Francis Fukuyama's latest.

Francis Fukuyama
January 6

January 6

Trump has left a poisonous legacy in American politics, writes Francis Fukuyama in his latest blog post. Is Trump the individual or Trump the movement the bigger danger?

Francis Fukuyama
Vetocracy and Climate Adaptation

Vetocracy and Climate Adaptation

The failure of recent environmental legislature reflects America's "vetocracy" problem. The latest from Francis Fukuyama.

Francis Fukuyama
The Coming Winter War

The Coming Winter War

Winter has set in, and Ukrainian forces are fully prepared to take advantage of the season ahead.

Francis Fukuyama
Freedom of Speech

Freedom of Speech

It is Twitter's platform scale, rather than its users' speech, that should worry proponents of democracy. Francis Fukuyama's latest.

Francis Fukuyama
VIDEO: Francis Fukuyama Introduces the Deep State Series

VIDEO: Francis Fukuyama Introduces the Deep State Series

Read Francis Fukuyama's Deep State series: Part I: Valuing the Deep State Part II: The Origin of States Part III: A State of Courts and Parties Part IV: Why Delegation is Necessary Part V: Controlling the Administrative State Part VI: Schedule F The Frankly Fukuyama blog is an exclusive benefit

Francis Fukuyama