Submitted on Thursday, 12/21/2017, at 11:02 AM

Masha Gessen, the John J. McCloy ’16 Professor of American Institutions and International Diplomacy, won the nonfiction prize this week for The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia. Next semester she’ll teach two Amherst courses, “Americans Writing Russia, 100 Years On,” and “The Media and the 2016 Campaign.” Read the NPR Story