Jocelyn J. Evans
Jocelyn J. Evans is Professor of Political Science and the Associate Dean of the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities at the University of West Florida. She is the author of several books on American federal institutions, including The Supreme Court's Democratic Spaces (with Keith Gaddie); Congressional Communication in the Digital Age (with Jessica Hayden); One Nation under Siege: Congress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy; and Women, Partisanship, and the Congress. She is also the coauthor of a popular introductory textbook on American politics, Central Ideas in American Government. Her current research focuses on the social meaning of civic spaces. With a coeditor, she has assembled an interdisciplinary team of scholars for a special issue on Confederate memorials and public spaces of contested iconography to be published by Social Science Quarterly.