“Dealing with Systemic Corruption,” a discussion with Dr. Francis Fukuyama on Sept. 19, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY

“Dealing with Systemic Corruption,” a discussion with Dr. Francis Fukuyama, will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

How can we effectively engage with corruption? Fukuyama will use a critical lens to address corruption within the development arena, while still engaging with political, cultural, and economic spheres of influence. He will use an interdisciplinary approach to creative analysis.

Time and Date
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Monday, September 19, 2016

Location
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

Register
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press may RSVP through the online registration form. Camera setup will only be permitted from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
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About the Speaker

Dr. Francis Fukuyama is a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS, and a professor of political science at Stanford University.  He is the Mosbacher Director of the Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University. He was previously Bernard Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy at Johns Hopkins SAIS and Hirst Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University. He has worked at the Rand Corporation and as a member of the Policy Planning Staff of the U.S. Department of State.

Fukuyama received a BA from Cornell University in classics, and PhD in political science from Harvard University. He has written widely on questions concerning democratization and international political economy. His book, The End of History and the Last Man, was published by Free Press in 1992 and has appeared in over 20 foreign editions. His latest book, Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy, was published in September 2014.

About Johns Hopkins SAIS

A division of The Johns Hopkins University, the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today’s critical issues. For seven decades, students have distinguished themselves by pursuing academic excellence in international relations. The school was established in Washington, D.C. in 1943, and opened its campus in Bologna, Italy in 1955. It initiated one of the first Western university programs in the People’s Republic of China when it launched a campus in Nanjing in 1986.

The school’s mission is to provide an interdisciplinary professional education that prepares a diverse graduate student body for internationally-related positions of responsibility; to foster research, scholarship and cross-cultural exchange; and to contribute knowledge, expertise and leadership to the global community.

For more information, visit sais-jhu.edu or @SAISHopkins

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Date: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016