The Wheatley Institution

Tyler Simms

Student Scholar 2014

Tyler SimmsTyler Simms is from Carson City, NV and is a senior studying political science at BYU. Tyler is heavily involved in the political science department at BYU. He is currently the president of the BYU Political Affairs Society, a student research fellow for the Center for the Studies of Elections and Democracy (CSED) and works as an RA for Dr. Jay Goodliffe. Tyler’s research interests include presidential campaigns and donors, public opinion, and political participation. Tyler will graduate in April of 2015 and plans to attend law school the following fall. After law school, Tyler plans to have a career working in government. In his spare time, Tyler loves reading the news, reading books, attending athletic events (especially baseball games), going on hikes, and playing tennis.

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