- National security
- News media
- State secrecy
Barton Gellman holds appointments as Lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Author in Residence at the Center for International Security Studies.
His books include Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency, (Los Angeles Times Book Prize, New York Times Best Books of 2008), Contending with Kennan: Toward a Philosophy of American Power, and (as co-author) In the Nation’s Service: Seventy-Five Years at the Woodrow Wilson School. At Time magazine, where he is contributing editor at large, Gellman writes about politics, government and national security. He is also a Law and National Security Fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School.
During 21 years at the Washington Post, Gellman served tours as legal, military, diplomatic and Middle East correspondent. His professional honors include two Pulitzer Prizes, a George Polk Award, a Henry Luce Award and Harvard's Goldsmith Prize for investigative reporting. Gellman graduated with highest honors from Princeton and earned a master's degree in politics at University College, Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar.