Francis Fukuyama, author of The Great Disruption: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order and Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity, is the Bernard Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University. He is also a member of the President's Bioethics Council. He earned his B.A. in classics from Cornell University and his Ph.D. in political science from Harvard University. He is particularly interested in democratization and international political economy, and the role of culture and social capital in modern economic life.