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.