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John Stackhouse, Anne Applebaum named Lionel Gelber Prize jurors

A five-member jury has been announced for the 25th annual Lionel Gelber Prize, the $15,000 prize for best English-language non-fiction book on foreign affairs.

The international jurors, selected by jury chair William Thorsell, are:

  • Anne Applebaum, an author, journalist, and columnist for the Washington Post and Slate from Warsaw, Poland
  • Gary Bass, an author and professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University
  • Matias Spektor, author and associate professor at Fundação Getulio Vargas in Brazil
  • John Stackhouse, senior fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and the C.D. Howe Institute and former editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail.

The longlist for the Lionel Gelber Prize will be announced Jan. 26, the shortlist Feb. 9, and the winner Mar. 30.