Francis Fukuyama is chairman of the editorial board of American Purpose.
Fukuyama is Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), director of the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy program, and Mosbacher Director of FSI’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, all at Stanford University.
Fukuyama’s most recent book is Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment (2018).
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.
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