Rod Adams
Dr. Robert Barylski
Bob Bunting
Jill Dougherty
Amb. Harriet Elam-Thomas
Amb. Robert Gallucci
Roya Hakakian
Dr. Bruce Hoffman
Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré
Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Carla Koppell
Dr. David Lampton
Dr. Susan MacManus
Amb. John Malott
Dr. Mohsen Milani
Amb. Richard Morningstar
Nolan Peterson
Dr. Shelley Rigger
Amb. Dennis Ross
Amb. Eric Rubin
Dr. Peter Singer
Amb. Daniel Speckhard
Dr. Jeremi Suri
Martin Walker


Dr. Susan A. MacManus is a University of South Florida Distinguished University Professor Emerita Department of Government and International Affairs, School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies.

Dr. MacManus has authored or co-authored numerous publications on Florida politics, including Florida's Minority Trailblazers: The Men and Women Who Changed the Face of Florida Government, Politics in Florida, Young v. Old: Generational Combat in the 21st Century and Targeting Senior Voters. Dr. MacManus and her mother, Elizabeth, authored two local Florida history books: Citrus, Sawmills, Critters & Crackers: Early Life in Lutz and Central Pasco County and Going, Going, Almost Gone: Lutz-Land O' Lakes Pioneers Share Their Precious Memories. From 1998 to 2015, she served as political analyst for WFLA News Channel 8, Tampa's NBC affiliate.

Since 2016, Dr. MacManus has been the political analyst for ABC Action News, Tampa's ABC affiliate. She is a featured columnist on, a widely read Florida-based political website. Dr. MacManus has appeared on every major broadcast and cable television and radio network and been interviewed by major newspapers in Florida, the U.S., and abroad.

Dr. MacManus received her M.A. from the University of Michigan and Ph.D. from Florida State University. She is Florida's most-quoted political scientist and is not affiliated with any political party.