Garry Young is the Director of the Center for Washington Area Studies (CWAS) and the Interim Director of GWIPP, both at George Washington University. His research covers a wide range of political and policy subjects with emphasis on legislative institutions such as the U.S. Congress. His work appears in a variety of top political science journals including the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, the Journal of Politics, Political Research Quarterly, and Legislative Studies Quarterly. His past research funders include the National Science Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Trellis Fund, and others. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Rice University in 1994.