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About Barton Gellman
Barton Gellman is a special projects reporter on the national staff of The Washington Post, following tours as diplomatic correspondent, Jerusalem bureau chief, Pentagon correspondent and D.C. Superior Court reporter. He shared the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting in 2002 and 2008 and has been a jury-nominated finalist (for individual and team entries) three times. His work has also been honored by the Overseas Press Club, Society of Professional Journalists (Sigma Delta Chi) and American Society of Newspaper Editors.
Gellman graduated summa cum laude from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and earned a masters degree in politics at University College, Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar. He is author of Contending with Kennan: Toward a Philosophy of American Power, a study of the post-World War II "containment" doctrine and its architect, George F. Kennan.
A collection of his Washington Post reporting is below: