David Goss

Assistant Professor of History, Gordon Collegegoss-photo

  • B.A. Gordon College
  • M.A. Tufts University
  • Ph.D. Candidate, Boston University

Teaching Fields

Museum Studies; Public History; Early American Maritime and Intellectual


Museum Studies; New England Puritanism; American Revolution; New England Maritime


“Heritage Plaza East: Salem’s Experiment in Urban Renewal”, Essex Institute Historical Collections, October, 1983

Massachusetts Officers and Soldiers in the French and Indian Wars: 1755-1756 , Society of Colonial Wars and New England Historic and Genealogic Society, 1985.

Salem: Maritime Salem in the Age of Sail, U. S. National Park Service, 1987. (AAM Publication Award)

Treasures of a Seaport Town, Beverly Historical Society and Museum, 1998.

Salem: Cornerstones of a Historic City, Commonwealth Editions, 1999.

Salem Witchcraft Trials, New York, Greenwood Press, forthcoming in December 2007.