Francis Fukuyama is Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford University and resident in FSI's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. He is also professor of political science.

Fukuyama was a member of the political science department of the RAND Corporation, and of the policy planning staff of the U.S. Department of State. He previously taught at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University and at George Mason University's School of Public Policy. He served as a member of the president's Council on Bioethics from 2001 to 2004.

Fukuyama is also chairman of the editorial board of The American Interest, which he helped to found in 2005. He is a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins SAIS Foreign Policy Institute, and a non-resident fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Center for Global Development. He is a member of the board of trustees of the Rand Corporation and the board of directors of the National Endowment for Democracy.

Fukuyama is the author of The End of History and the Last Man, The Origins of Political Order, and Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy.

Last Updated: July 1, 2017