Jul 13, 2020
Francis Fukuyama, Senior Fellow, FSI, Stanford
Geopolitical Implications of the Covid Epidemic

Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow and Mosbacher Director, 
Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law 
Director, Ford Dorsey Masters in International Policy
Freeman Spogli Institute for Intl Studies

Geopolitical Implications of the Covid Pandemic


Francis Fukuyama is the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), the Director of the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy, and the Mosbacher Director of FSI's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University.

Dr. Fukuyama has written widely on issues relating to questions concerning democratization and international political economy. His book, The End of History and the Last Man, was published in 1992 and has appeared in over twenty foreign editions. His most recent book is Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy.

Francis Fukuyama received his B.A. from Cornell University in classics, and his Ph.D. from Harvard in Political Science. He was a member of the Political Science Department of the RAND Corporation, a twice a member of the Policy Planning Staff of the US Department of State, was at the School of Public Policy at George Mason University, and until, 2010, he was the Professor of International Political Economy and Director of the International Development Program at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Fukuyama's most recent papers and talks have been on the topics of global populism, the possible impact of a second Trump administration on federal bureaucracy, and the impact of the covid pandemic on global politics.