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People: Research Fellows


Jason Byers is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan. He received my Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Georgia and his undergraduate degree from the College of Charleston. Dr. Byers’s research interests include American Political Institutions, Congress, the U.S. Presidency, Separation of Powers, Electoral Behavior and Representation, Institutional Development, Political Behavior, and Quantitative Analysis. 


Phone: 734-763-1348
Email: [email protected]
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Selected Publications

Please also see Jason S. Byers’s Curriculum Vitae (CV). 

Byers, Jason S. and Laine P. Shay. 2020. “Position Taking on the President’s Agenda.” Political Behavior. Forthcoming

Byers, Jason S., Jamie L. Carson, and Ryan D. Williamson. 2020. “Policymaking by the Executive: Examining the Fate of Presidential Agenda Items.” Congress & the Presidency. 47(1): 1-31.

Byers, Jason S. and Jamie L. Carson. 2017. “Trump and the Republican Congress: The Challenges of Governing.” The Forum. 15(3): 499-512.