Garry Young is a political scientist at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  Most of his research and teaching focuses on U.S. political institutions, such as Congress and the Presidency. His work has appeared in a variety of academic forums including the British Journal of Political Science, Congress Reconsidered, International Interactions, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly , Political Research Quarterly, and Politics and Policy. He received his Ph.D. from Rice University in 1994.