About

Sarah Melissa Goss studies climate change, geoscience education, the Anthropocene, and environmental/health ethics (that she’s termed biogeoethics) at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Sarah is also the founder and director of the scholarship and outreach organization the National Council for Science and Faith (NCSF). She is an environmental ethicist, bioethicist, and geoscientist with a vision of encouraging ethical and sustainable behavior within all aspects of communities, from neighborhoods, churches, and schools to factories, fields, and buildings. She has expertise in green design including sustainability science, bioethics, energy efficiency, environmental policy, ecology, environmental compliance/enforcement, and systems thinking. She integrates science into everyday life, including encouraging the acceptance of science in faith communities. Concurrent with her scholarship at NCSF, she is a Sam H. Jones Community Service Fellow, a Graduate Assistant for the IUPUI Center for Service and Learning, and a nominee for the American Association for the Advancement of Science Program for Excellence in Science. She holds a BA in Environmental Ethics and an MS in Geology. She is currently completing an MA in Bioethics from Indiana University.