Anne Applebaum writes a weekly foreign affairs column for The Washington Post.
She is also a Professor of Practice at the London School of Economics where she is the co-director of Arena, a project that examines disinformation and 21st-century propaganda. She was a member of The Post’s editorial board from 2002 to 2006 and earlier worked as the foreign and deputy editor of the Spectator magazine in London, as a columnist at several British newspapers and as the Warsaw correspondent for the Economist. In 2004, she received the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction
for her book “Gulag: A History
Her most recent book is “Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine.” She is also the author of “Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
” (2012), which was a National Book Award nominee, and “Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe
Born in Washington, D.C., Applebaum attended Yale University and was a Marshall Scholar at the London School of Economics and St. Antony’s College, Oxford. She lives in Warsaw and London.