Grace Goudiss

PhD Candidate

North America


Grace Goudiss is a PhD candidate in the History Department. She's working on a dissertation entitled "Let Our Children Go: The Cult Phenomenon and American Politics, 1965-1994." Her other research interests include the history of American popular music and culture. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, she has been slowly working her way west. Grace earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan in 2014 and has lived in Berkeley since 2015.

Watch Grace in conversation with Professor Poulomi Saha about "cult" content and quarantine as part of the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion's Public Forum on Religion and Pandemic. For more on her work on NRMs, check out this interview.

If you'd like Grace to give a talk to your community group, school, or library, you can request one here.