Professor Evans received a B.A. in Political Science from UC-Irvine in 2005 and a Ph.D. in Political Science from UC-Davis in 2011. Evans is an expert on the American presidency and interbranch relations. His research often addresses questions related to conflict and cooperation between the branches of American government and the institutional development of the presidency. His scholarship has been published in American Politics Research, Congress & the Presidency, Political Research Quarterly, Political Science Quarterly, and Presidential Studies Quarterly. Evans's work and expertise have also been featured in nationally recognized outlets like The Washington Post, Vox, New Republic, and CQ Weekly.