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Alyssa Goessler

Senior Student Associate

Alyssa Goessler is a third-year graduate student pursuing a dual-degree in Global Policy 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. Alyssa’s research aims to increase transparency, predictability, and accountability in space by employing natural language processing to better understand state and private actor behaviors in space. Alyssa is a Brumley Fellow at the Strauss Center for International Affairs and Law where she produces an informational space policy video series. Alyssa is also a FLAS Fellow at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, specializing in Arabic, and a J.J. Pickle Fellow at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.