Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Goss’s research, teaching, and service revolve around the theme of deep engagement by everyday individuals in the policy sphere. Her research focuses on the role of social movements and interest groups in representing less-advantaged groups in important policy debates. Goss serves as president of the League of Women Voters of Arlington, VA. In the past she has consulted for the Corporation for National and Community Service; served in Democratic politics in Somerville, MA; and participated as a Research Fellow in The Saguaro Seminar on Civic Engagement in America, convened at Harvard University.