Articles by Justin Goss

Justin Goss

Justin Goss is a second year Master of Public Policy student and hails from the Silicon Valley area and migrated a short two hours north to the pastoral lands of Davis, CA where he majored in Political Science and Philosophy amongst the bovine co-residents Davis is best known for. His policy interests include energy policy, tech policy, and most recently health policy. He has experience working in government at the Federal and State levels.


View from the Hilltop Episode 4 — Spring Edition Preview

Editor in Chief, Justin Goss; Senior Spring Editor, Kathy Wroblewska; Senior Spring Media Editor, Austin Szabo; and Spring Editor, Jessica Li talk about the upcoming GPPR Spring Edition: Disruption. The group goes through the papers appearing in the issue, the unexpected results that the authors found, and their favorite disruptive events from the past year.

Interview with Marlon Marshall

Editor in Chief, Justin Goss, sits down with current GU Politics Fellow and former Director of State Campaigns and Political Engagement for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, Marlon Marshall. The two talk about building grassroots movements, putting policy into action, and communicating complex policy proposals to the public.

Interview with Jen Psaki

Editor in Chief, Justin Goss, sits down with former White House Communications Director and current GU Politics Fellow, Jen Psaki. They cover social media, disruption in traditional communication venues, data driven policy, and the merits of using data in communications.

Interview with Grover Norquist

GPPR’s Editor in Chief, Justin Goss, sits down with GU Politics fellow and president of Americans for Tax Reform, Grover Norquist. The two talk about international free trade agreements, the U.S. economy, strategies for growth, and immigration. We also get a look into the topics that will be covered in Mr. Norquist’s weekly discussion group…

The Economic Consequences of Publicly Financing Stadiums

It’s February, which means it’s nearly time for the holiest day of the American athletic year: Super Bowl Sunday. There are any number of critiques we could bring to bear about the game itself, including the shockingly small proportion of real game time relative to the event’s total duration, or the outsize ad revenues generated…

A History of Sexual Harassment in the United States

This month, a number of women came forward with allegations that Donald Trump had sexually assaulted them, making sexually suggestive remarks and touching them in a sexual manner without their consent. Responses to these allegations varied largely along party lines, with supporters of Donald Trump dismissing the claims as fabricated and questioning why these women…

Letter From the Editor: Policy Means People

The word “policy” originates from the Greek word “polis”, meaning a city and its administration, but also literally the citizens who make it up. The word’s dual meaning was meant to exemplify the citizen’s vital role in contributing to a well functioning democratic society, by seeing to its administration. However, in the days of the…

The Urban-Rural Divide of Broadband Adoption

Note: This article was written with assistance from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and portions of the article will appear in a paper to be presented at TPRC 44 beginning on September 30th. Seventy-five percent of Americans reported using the Internet in July 2015, but the longstanding disparity…