Dr. Heather Evans (Ph.D., Indiana U., Bloomington)
Dr. Evans joined the faculty at SHSU in 2009. Her research interests include youth political engagement, elections, female representation in the discipline, social media (Twitter) and the effect of entertainment media on political attitudes. Her research has been published in PS: Political Science and Politics, Electoral Studies, the Journal for Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, the Journal of Information, Technology, and Politics, and the Journal of Political Science Education.
Dr. Evans also serves as the faculty advisor to Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society.