James W. Ceaser

Prof. James W. Ceaser

Harry F. Byrd Professor of Politics, University of Virginia

James W. Ceaser is Harry F. Byrd Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1976, and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He has written several books on American politics and political thought, including Presidential Selection, Liberal Democracy and Political Science, Reconstructing America, Nature and History in American Political Development, and Designing a Polity. Professor Ceaser has served as the Academic Chairman of the Jack Miller Center since its inception in 2004. He is a regular contributor to the popular press and comments frequently on American politics for La Voix d’Amérique, the French-African outlet for the Voice of America.