Ana Evans

Associate Professor

Generic Bio

Invited Associate Professor in the Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) program. She holds a B.A. from Universidade Católica Portuguesa (1991), her M.A. in International Relations from the University of San Diego (1995), and her PhD in Government, with Distinction, from Georgetown University (2003). Ana has taught and developed research projects in universities in the USA and in Portugal, having published peer-reviewed book chapters and articles in outlets such as Comparative Politics and Business & Politics. She was the Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) of Qualify Just_IPS (2020-2022), a Portuguese enterprise that provides consulting services around the world for entities in the corrections and justice sector. Ana has led various research projects and scientific teams, including an FCT “Starting Grant” (2014-2018) on "Models of Governance and the Provision of Public Services”. Based on her transversal expertise, she has been invited by numerous international funding agencies to serve on scientific juries evaluating applications for funding in R&D: these have included the European Commission; the European Science Foundation; the United Nations Organisation for Industrial Development (UNIDO), the Innovation Fund Denmark, among others. She has also served on the board of various NGOs, such as the Association for the Promotion and Development of the Information Society (APDSI) and the Fulbright Alumni Association Portugal. Ana is also an Invited commentator in International Politics for the national broadcast television SIC Notícias. 

Book Chapter

The state as a large-scale aggregator

Ana Evans 2021. Capitalism in Crisis? The European Periphery and Emerging Economies
Book Chapter

A Paired Conceptual Framework Integrating Information Systems Research and Democracy Theory

Ana Evans (with Maria Anastasiadou). 2020.
Other

Democracia em tempos de crise

Ana Evans 2020. Público
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IMPACT STUDY FINAL REPORT

Ana Evans 2020. SInASE and UNIDO
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O vírus democrático... e agora?

Ana Evans 2020. Público
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Portugal... e agora?

Ana Evans 2020. Público
Paper

The state as a large-scale aggregator: statist neoliberalism and waste management in Portugal

Ana Evans (with Ana Maria Evans). 2019. Contemporary Politics
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Os Administradores Não Executivos das Empresas Cotadas na Euronext Lisbon – Uma Abordagem Empírica

Ana Evans (with Pedro Verga Matos). 2018. Revista Pretexto
Book Chapter

Transformação Digital no Ensino e Formação

Ana Evans 2018. Transformação Digital: Oportunidades e Ameaças para uma Competitividade Mais Inteligente
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The role of digital literacy in citizens' adoption of digital public services: The Portuguese case

Ana Evans (with Evans, A.M.). 2017. Proceedings of the European Conference on e-Government, ECEG
Book Chapter

A Administração Tributária em Portugal

Ana Evans 2015. Valores, Qualidade Institucional e Desenvolvimento em Portugal
Book Chapter

New Governance Models and the Delivery of Essential Services

Ana Evans 2015. Ambiente, Território e Sociedade: Novas Agendas de Investigação
Paper

Building institutional capacity: From pervasive individualism to sustained coordination in small firm sectors

Ana Evans (with Evans, A.M.). 2013. Business and Politics
Book Chapter

Participação Política e Qualidade da Democracia

Ana Evans 2013. A Qualidade da Democracia em Portugal: A Visão dos Cidadãos
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Measuring group switching in the European Parliament: Methodology, data and trends (1979-2009)

Ana Evans (with Evans, A.M.). 2012. Analise Social
Book Chapter

The Adjustment of Portuguese Political Parties to the Challenges of Multilevel Governance:

Ana Evans 2011. Portugal in the Twenty-First Century: Politics, Society and Economics
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Bringing Back a Larger Pie from Brussels

Ana Evans 2009. CIES/ISCTE
Paper

Preemptive modernization and the politics of sectoral defense: Adjustment to globalization in the Portuguese Pharmacy sector

Ana Evans (with Evans, A.M.). 2008. Comparative Politics