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Name:  Francis Fukuyama  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT History Non-Fiction

Born: 1952 in Chicago, Illinois


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Francis Fukuyama was born in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Francis Fukuyama is Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. He received his B.A. from Cornell University in classics, and his Ph.D. from Harvard in Political Science.Dr. Fukuyama has written widely on issues relating to questions concerning democratization and international political economy. He is chairman of the editorial board of The American Interest, which he helped to found in 2005.

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