I am Jason Byers and I am an assistant professor of political science at the University of Connecticut. Prior to my appointment at the University of Connecticut, I was a postdoctoral fellow at Duke University. I received my Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Georgia and my undergraduate degree from the College of Charleston. My research interests include American Political Institutions, Congress, the U.S. Presidency, Separation of Powers, Electoral and Political Behavior, Representation, and Quantitative Analysis. Please enjoy exploring my website!