thats how the old forum worked
in the new forum it just shows the op's name
NO currently there is no option. And to add, many users have requested to bring it back.
The only way to check that is by opening the post and look on the top of first post where it says "Latest Reply" to get the details you're looking for. Clicking on latest reply will take you the last post.
Maybe voting for this Idea will help: Author of Last Post listed on Home and Discussion pages .
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