Chris Doss

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William Christopher Doss is a speaker and instructor in the field of constitutionally limited government, free markets, and fiscally responsible public policy. In addition to his speaking engagements, he serves as a trainer for the Leadership Institute in Arlington, Virginia, where he teaches grassroots activism and campaign organizing. He spent over two decades in campaigns and legislative affairs prior to his work as a speaker and trainer.

Just in the last few years, he has trained several thousand activists and campaign staffers, ranging from college and high school students to presidential campaigns. Over the course of his career, he has been a speaker, presenter, or adjunct lecturer at over thirty institutions of higher education in the United States and Europe. He has also been responsible for training programs for visiting dignitaries that have included foreign military officers, members of parliament, and prime ministers.

A native of rural Patrick County, Virginia, on the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Doss studied Political Philosophy at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He did his graduate work in Communications (Magister grad nivå, MA equivalent) in the Faculty of Linguistics at the University of Oslo in Norway. Having lived in Norway as an exchange with the International 4-H Foundation, he was already fluent in Norwegian, and he was awarded a Fellowship to study there from the International Rotary Foundation. He has also studied Public Policy in the Graduate School of George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia.

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