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Dr. Susan A. MacManus

Susan MacManusOccupation: Political Science Professor Emerita; Researcher
Born: Tampa, Florida, August 22, 1947

Education:
PhD in Political Science, Florida State University (1975)
MA in Political Science, University of Michigan (1969)
BA in Government, Florida State University, Cum Laude, with Honors (1968)

Career:
Distinguished University Professor Emerita, University of South Florida (2018-Present)
Director, USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey, University of South Florida (2014-Present)
Professor, Training Faculty of the Aging Studies, PhD Program, University of South Florida (1996-Present)
Professor, Public Administration and Political Science, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (1987-Present)
Distinguished University Professor, Department of Government and International Affairs, University of South Florida (1999-2018)
Distinguished University Professor, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (1999)
Chair, Department of Government and International Affairs, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (1990-1993)
Professor, Cleveland State University (1985-1987)
Director of PhD Program, Cleveland State University (1984-1987)
Director, MPA Program, University of Houston (1983-1984)
Research Associate, Center for Public Policy (1982-1985)
Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Houston (1979-1984)
Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Houston (1975-1979)
Research Assistant, Florida State University (1973-1975)
Instructor, Valencia College, Orlando, FL (1969-1973)

Career Related:
Political Analyst, WFTS-TV (ABC) (2016-Present); Member, Council of Advisors, Bob Graham Center for Public Service, University of Florida (2014-Present); Member, Board of Directors, Center for Florida Citizenship, Florida TaxWatch (2014-Present); Featured Columnist, Sayfiereview.com, Widely-Read Political Website, Florida (2008-Present); Field Research Associate, Westat, Inc., Washington, D.C. (1983-Present); Field Research Associate, Princeton University, New Jersey (1979-Present); Visiting Professor, Political Science, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (1981-2007); Field Research Associate, Cleveland State University (1982-1983); Field Research Associate, The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C. (1977-1982); Summer Field Research Associate, National Academy of Public Administration, Washington, D.C. (1980); Summer Field Research Associate, Columbia University, New York City, NY (1979); Political Analyst, WFLA NewsChannel 8, Tampa NBC Affiliate, For Last Six Election Cycles; Panelist, “Road to the White House” Program, WFLA-TV; Appearance, Every Major Broadcast and Cable Television and Radio Network; Interviewed, Major Newspapers, FL, United States and Abroad

Civic:
Member, Florida Governor’s Council of Economic Advisers (2000-Present); Chair, Florida Elections Commission (1999-2003); Past President, League of Women Voters (1988-1990); Vice President of Finance, League of Women Voters (1988-1990); Treasurer, League of Women Voters (1988-1990); Member, League of Women Voters (1988-1990); Member, Cuyahoga County Financial Processes Task Force (1985); Leader, Revenue and Expenditure Forecasting Group, Cuyahoga County Financial Processes Task Force (1985); Member, Board of Directors, Houston Area Women’s Center (1979-1984); Vice President of Finance, Houston Area Women’s Center (1983); Treasurer, Houston Area Women’s Center (1980-1983); President, Houston Area Women’s Center (1980); Vice President of Finance, Houston Area Women’s Center (1979-1980); Member, Harris County Women’s Political Caucus, Texas; Member, Houston Board of Directors, USF Research Foundation, Inc., University of South Florida; Lifetime Member, First United Methodist Church of Lutz, Florida

Creative Works:
Co-editor, University Press of Florida series on Florida Government and Politics (2009-Present); Co-Editor, Florida History and Politics Book Series, University Press of Florida (2008-Present); International Fire Service Journal of Leadership & Management (2004-Present); Editorial Board, Section on Developments in Public Financial Management, Public Budgeting and Financial Management (1990-Present); Editorial Board, International Journal of Economic Development (1998-Present); Editorial Board, International Journal of Public Administration (1989-Present); Editorial Board, Public Budgeting and Financial Management (now Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting, and Financial Management) (1988-Present); Editorial Board, Southern Review of Public Administration (now Public Administration Quarterly) (1981-Present); Author, Book Chapter, “Women and the 2016 Election: Unrealistic Expectation of Cohesiveness,” “Winning the Presidency 2016” (2018); Author, “Florida’s Minority Trailblazers: The Men and Women Who Changed the Face of Government” (2017); Co-author, Book Chapter, “Ten Takeaways from Campaign 2016…And a Look Forward,” Trumped: The 2016 Election That Broke All the Rules,” with Anthony Cilluffo (2017); Co-author, Journal Article, “‘Your Honor’ is a Female: A Multi-Stage Electoral Analysis of Women’s Successes at Securing State Trial Court Judgeships,” Social Science Quarterly (2014); Co-author, Journal Article, “Cybersecurity at the Local Government Level: Balancing Demands for Transparency and Privacy Rights,” Journal of Urban Affairs (2013); Author, Journal Article, “Election Reform in Florida,” New England Journal of Political Science (2012); “Editorial Board, State Politics and Policy Quarterly (2004-2010); Co-editor, “Florida’s Politics: Ten Media Markets, One Powerful State” (2004); Editorial Board, The Florida Political Chronicle (2003-2006); Co-editor, “Politics in States and Communities, 11th Edition” (2003); Editor, “Mapping Florida’s Political Landscape: The Changing Art and Politics of Reapportionment and Redistricting” (2002); Editorial Board, Journal of Public Procurement (2001-2004); Author, “Targeting Senior Voters” (2000); Author, “The Lutz Depot” (2000); Editorial Board, Journal of Politics (1982-2000); Co-author, “Citrus, Sawmills, Critters & Crackers: Life in Early Lutz and Central Pasco County” (1998);  Editorial Board, Madison Review (1995-1997); Editorial Board, Journal of Urban Affairs (1989-1997); Editorial Board, Policy Studies Journal (1981-1997); Editorial Board, Public Administration Review (1993-1996); Author, “Young v. Old: Generational Combat in the 21st Century” (1996);Editorial Board, Midsouth Political Science Journal (Now American Review of Politics) (1993-1995); Member, Press Search Committee, Midsouth Political Science Journal (Now American Review of Politics) (1993-1994); Author, “Federal Aid to Houston” (1993); Editorial Board, State and Local Government Review (1990-1993); Author, “Doing Business with Government: Federal, State, Local and Foreign Government Purchasing Practices for Every Business and Public Institution” (1992); Author, “Reapportionment and Representation in Florida: A Historical Collection” (1991); Editorial Board, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (1989-1991)Editorial Board, Public Administration Review (1987-1990); ; Co-author, “Visions for the Future: Creating New Institutional Relationships Among Academia, Business, Government, and Community” (1989); Book Review Editor, Urban Affairs Quarterly (1986-1988); Editorial Board, Journal of Urban Affairs (1985-1988); Editorial Board, Ohio Economic Trends Review (1986-1987); Editorial Board, Administration and Policy Journal, (Now Administrative Comments and Letters) (1982-1987); Co-author, “Governing A Changing America” (1984); Editorial Board, State and Local Government Review (1980-1983); Author, “Revenue Patterns in U.S. Cities and Suburbs: A Comparative Analysis” (1978); Writer, Manuals in Field, Member, Editorial Board, Various Journals; Contributor, Articles, Professional Journals; Contributor, Chapters to Books; Speaker in Field, Presentations/Lectures, Conferences

Achievements:
Florida’s most-quoted political scientist

Awards:
Research Fellow, Florida Institute of Government (2000-Present); Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017); Recipient, Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of South Florida (2017); Recipient, Inspire Award, FSU Women of Distinction, Florida State University Alumni Association, The Women for Florida State University and the Tampa Bay Seminole Club (2017); Grantee, Florida Institute of Government at USF (2017); Recipient, Remarkable Achievement Award, University of South Florida Women’s Health Collaborative (2017); Recipient, Apple Polishing Award, USF Ambassadors (2017); Recipient, Distinguished Alumna Award, College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, Florida State University (2016); Grantee, Florida Institute of Government at USF (2016); Honoree, Recognition for Outstanding Leadership in Promoting Research and Policies Benefiting Older Adults, USF School of Aging Studies and Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging (2016); Honoree, the 100 Most Influential People in Florida Politics, Influence Magazine (2015); Grantee, Florida Institute of Government at USF (2015); Recipient, Faculty Scholar Award, USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy (2014); Grantee, Florida Institute of Government at USF (2014); Recipient, Manning Dauer Award for Exceptional Service to the Profession, Southern Political Science Association (2014); Recipient, Travel Award to Hague, Netherlands and Germany, Presentation of Program on 2012 Presidential Election, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Information Programs (2013); Grantee, Florida Institute of Government at USF (2013); Recipient, “Rising to the Top” Award for Excellence in Political Science, American Association of University Women, Tampa Chapter (2012); Recipient, Apple Polishing Award, University of South Florida Ambassadors (2012); Honoree, Honorary Member, Leadership Florida Sunshine State Survey (2010); Co-winner, Petak Prize, Best Paper, 2009 American Society for Public Administration Conference (2010); Recipient, Community Service Award, USF Town and Gown (2009); Nominee, Suncoast Emmy Award, “Road to the White House” Program, Suncoast Chapter of NATAS (2008); Recipient, Woman of Distinction Award, American Association of University Women, Sun City Center Branch, FL (2007); Recipient, Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence on Television Political Journalism, WFLA-TV, NBC—Affiliate, Large Market Team, Annenberg School For Communication, University of Southern California (2005); Recipient, Outstanding Achievement Award, Florida Commission on the Status of Women (2004); Honoree, One of 174 Most Influential Floridians, Florida Trend Magazine, Trend Magazines Inc. (2004); Recipient, Diane Blair Award, Southern Political Science Association (2001); Manning J. Dauer Distinguished Florida Political Science Award, Florida Political Science Association (2001); Recipient, Donald C. Stone Award for Outstanding Academic and Research Contributions, Intergovernmental Management, Section on Intergovernmental Administration and Management, American Society for Public Administration (2001); Honoree, Distinguished University Professor, University of South Florida (1999); Teaching Excellence Award (1999); Recipient, Teaching Incentive Program Award, University of South Florida (1998-1999); Recipient, Professorial Excellence Program Award, University of South Florida (1998-1999); Recipient, Phi Kappa Phi Scholar & Artist Award, University of South Florida (1997); Honoree, Outstanding Academic Book, “Young v. Old,” Choice Magazine Award (1996); Reubin Askew Fellow, Florida Institute of Government (1995); Recipient, Lilly Award, American Society for Public Administration (1992); Recipient, Theodore & Venette Askounes-Ashford Distinguished Scholar Award, University of South Florida (1991); First Senior Research Fellow, Intrabay Innovation Institute, University of South Florida (1991); Honoree, First Place, Administrative Category, Scientific Research Awards, William Beaumont Army Medical Center (1991); Recipient, Distinguished Research Scholar Award (1991); Fulbright Research Scholar, Korea (1989); Recipient, Mentor to Women Award, Women’s Caucus for Political Science, American Political Science Association (APSA) (1989); Honoree, Best Paper on Women and Politics, Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting (1988); Runner-Up for Best Coverage of Women and Minorities, National Textbook Competition, Women’s Caucus for Political Science, American Political Science Association (APSA) (1988); Nominee, College Teaching Award, University of Houston (1983); Grantee, University of Houston (1983); Nominee, University Teaching Award, University of Houston (1982); Recipient, Herbert J. Simon Award for Best Article in Third Volume, International Journal of Public Administration (1981); Honoree, Outstanding Young Women of America (1980); Grantee, University of Houston (1979); Nominee, Teaching Excellence Award, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of Houston (1979); Honoree, American Men and Women of Science (1978); Recipient, Teaching Excellence Award, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of Houston (1977); Grantee, University of Houston (1976-1977); Grantee, Valencia College Faculty (1972); Honoree, Alumni Council Outstanding Senior, Florida State University (1968); Recipient, Garnet Key, Honorary Member, Women’s Leadership, Florida State University (1968); Fellow, Ford Foundation (1967-1968)

Memberships:
Member, Centennial Celebration Executive Committee, American Political Science Association (APSA) (1997-Present); Member, Executive Council, American Political Science Association (APSA) (1994-Present); Member, Executive Council, Political-Science Based Programs, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (1990-Present); Member, Journal Editorial Board, Policy Studies Organization (1981-Present); Honorary Leader, Pi Alpha Alpha, NASPAA, FL (2010); President, Pi Sigma Alpha (2000-2002); President, Florida Political Science Association (1997-1998); President, Urban Politics Section, American Political Science Association (1995-1996); Member, Executive Council, Pi Sigma Alpha (1994-1996); President-Elect, Secretary, Urban Politics, American Political Science Association (APSA) (1994-1995); President, Southern Political Science Association (1993-1994); President-Elect, Southern Political Science Association (1992-1993); President-Elect, American Society for Public Administration (APSA) (1991); Vice President, Southern Political Science Association (1990-1991); Member, Executive Council, Policy Studies Organization (1983-1985); Member, Program Committee, American Political Science Association (APSA) (1983-1984); Member, V.O. Key Award Committee, Southern Political Science Association (1983-1984); Member, Nominating Committee, American Society for Public Administration (APSA), Houston Chapter (1983); Member, Portfolio Pre-Decision Review Committee, Women’s Caucus for Political Science Portfolio (1982-1983); Member, Local Arrangements Committee, Southwestern Political Science Association (1982-1983); Member, Projects and Programs Committee, Women’s Caucus for Political Science (1981); Member, Financial Budget Committee, Women’s Caucus for Political Science (1980-1981); Member, Profession Committee, Southwestern Political Science Association (1977-1980); Member, American Political Science Association (APSA); Member, Southern Political Science Association; Member, Midwest Political Science Association; Member, Western Political Science Association; Member, Southwestern Political Science Association (Now Southwestern Social Science Association); Member, The American Society for Public Administration; Member, Policy Studies Organization; Member, Women’s Caucus for Political Science; Member, Florida Political Science Association; Member, Academy of Political Science; Member, Municipal Finance Officers’ Association; Member, Phi Kappa Phi; Member, The Phi Beta Kappa Society; Member, Pi Sigma Alpha; Member, Pi Alpha Alpha, NASPAA; Chair, Section of Intergovernmental Relations, American Political Science Association (APSA); Board Member, American Society for Public Administration (APSA), Suncoast Chapter; Member, Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada; Member, Florida Government Finance Officers Association; Member, International Political Science Association; Member, National Tax Association; Member, Fulbright Association; Member, Public Risk Management Association; Member, Radio Television Digital News Association; Member, National Association of Scholars; Member, Urban Affairs Association; Member, National Civic League; Member, Society for Professional Journalists

Religion:
Methodist

Family:
Daughter of Harold Cameron and Elizabeth (Riegler) MacManus

Hobbies:
Photography; Sports; Traveling

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in Finance and Business – 2004-2005, 34th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in Finance and Industry – 2002-2003, 33rd Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in Finance and Industry – 2001-2002, 32nd Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in Finance and Industry – 2000-2001, 31st Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in Finance and Industry – 1998-1999, 30th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in Finance and Industry – 1996-1997, 29th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in Finance and Industry – 1994-1995, 28th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in Finance and Industry – 1992-1993, 27th Edition (pub. 1991)
Who’s Who in Finance and Industry – 1989-1990, 26th Edition (pub. 1989)
Who’s Who in Finance and Industry – 1987-1988, 25th Edition (pub. 1987)
Who’s Who in America – 2019, 72nd Edition (pub. 2019)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 1999, 53rd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in America – 1998, 52nd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in America – 1997, 51st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in America – 1996, 50th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in America – 1995, 49th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in America – 1994, 48th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in America – 1992-1993, 47th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in American Education – 2004-2005, 6th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in American Politics, 26th Edition, (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in American Politics, 25th Edition, (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in American Politics, 23rd Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in American Politics, 22nd Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1988-1989, 21st Edition (pub. 1987)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2016, 42nd Edition (pub. 2015)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2015, 41st Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2014, 40th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2013, 39th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2012, 38th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2011, 37th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2010, 36th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2009, 35th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2008, 34th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2007, 33rd Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2006, 32nd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2005, 31st Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2004, 30th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2003, 29th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2002, 28th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 1999-2000, 26th Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 1995-1996, 24th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 1993-1994, 23rd Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 1991-1992, 22nd Edition (pub. 1991)
Who’s Who in the World – 2009, 26th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the World – 2007, 24th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the World – 2005, 22nd Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in the World – 2004, 21st Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the World – 2003, 20th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the World – 2002, 19th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in the World – 2001, 18th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the World – 2000, 17th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in the World – 1993-1994, 11th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the World – 1991-1992, 10th Edition (pub. 1990)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2010-2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2008-2009, 27th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2007, 26th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2006-2007, 25th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2004-2005, 24th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2002-2003, 23rd Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2001-2002, 22nd Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1999-2000, 21st Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1997-1998, 20th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1995-1996, 19th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1993-1994, 18th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1991-1992, 17th Edition (pub. 1991)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1987-1988, 15th Edition (pub. 1986)
Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America – 1993-1994, 4th Edition (pub. 1992)

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