Dr. Jason Kalirai is an astronomer at STScI, He studies the formation and evolution of stars and galaxies in the local universe. His current research interests involve imaging and spectroscopic observations of resolved stellar populations, such as nearby star clusters and dwarf galaxies. He is also the STScI Project Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), NASA's next flagship astrophysics mission. To read more about JWST, please visit the STScI JWST page (for astronomers) and our Webb telescope site (for the public). In addition, he is a member of the WFIRST team.