Margaret Goodlander

Next Generation National Security Fellow, 2011-2012

Advisor for National Security and Foreign Affairs, Senator Joseph Lieberman

Margaret (Maggie) Goodlander is an advisor for national security and foreign affairs to Senator Joseph Lieberman and a professional staffer on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. She previously served as the senior speechwriter for Senator Lieberman. An intelligence officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve, Maggie graduated with distinction from Yale University in May 2009 with a degree in History. At Yale, she undertook several research fellowships in the Middle East, including in Libya, Syria, Egypt, and Lebanon. She previously worked at the Council on Foreign Relations, for Congressman Tom Lantos, and at the Yale University Investments Office. Maggie was born and raised in New Hampshire and is writing a biography of Daniel Webster.