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Alyssa Goessler

Senior Student Associate

Alyssa Goessler is a first-year graduate student pursuing a dual degree in Global Policy Studies and Middle Eastern Studies at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Prior to joining the UT community, Alyssa worked in foreign policy in New York City—first, at the Mission of Jordan to the United Nations, and thereafter in the Executive Office of the Council on Foreign Relations. Her research interests are in cybersecurity and specifically the rhetoric employed by violent religious extremist groups in the digital space.