Our 51st Year

Robert Barylski
Peter Bergen
John Beyrle
Stephen Biegun
William Davison
Thomas DeFrank
Evan Feigenbaum
Jeffrey Gedmin
Russel Honoré
Brian Hook
Margaret Jay
Richard Jones
Robert Jones
Robert Lieber
Mark Lowenthal
Susan MacManus
Bob McClure
Mohsen Milani
Thomas Nichols
Charles Ray
Dennis Ross
Charles Schudson
Peter Singer
John Sinnott
Jeremi Suri
Martin Walker


Susan MacManus

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). From 1998 to 2015 she served as political analyst for WFLA News Channel 8 (Tampa's NBC affiliate). Since 2016, she has been the political analyst for ABC Action News (Tampa's ABC affiliate). She is a featured columnist on sayfiereview.com, a widely read Florida-based political website, and has appeared on every major broadcast and cable television and radio network. Dr. MacManus is Florida's most-quoted political scientist. She is not affiliated with any political party.

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. She and her mother, Elizabeth, also 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.

Dr. MacManus received her M.A. from the University of Michigan and Ph.D. from Florida State University.