JOHN LUKÁCS (Budapest, 1934) is a Hungarian-born American historian who has written more than thirty books in English. He was a professor of history at Chestnut Hill College from 1947 to 1994, and held the chair of that history department from 1947 to 1974. He has served as a visiting professor at Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University, Princeton University, La Salle University, and the University of Budapest. During the German occupation of Hungary in 1944-45 he evaded deportation to the death camps, and survived the siege of Budapest. The following year he fled to the United States. His latest publications include At the End of an Age (2002), Democracy and Populism: Fear and Hatred (2005), June 1941: Hitler and Stalin (2006), Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat (2008), Last Rites (2009), The Future of History (2011).