Marcella Myers

Marcella  Myers

Marcella Myers

Title: Associate Professor of Political Science
Fulbright Program Advisor

Office Location: Buller Hall 129
Phone: (269) 471-3293


PhD, Western Michigan University

MA, BA, Western Michigan University


Marcella Myers is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. She earned her Ph.D. in Political Science from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. She joined the faculty in 2008.

Dr. Myers' primary interests are welfare states, public policy, and political parties. Her current research focuses on the possible relationship between austerity measures and income inequality. She is a board member of the Michigan Political Science Association and a member of the Midwest Political Science Association.

In June 2012, Dr. Myers received the distinction of being a Fulbright Scholar through a study grant to participate in the Fulbright German Studies Seminar in Berlin, Germany.

In addition to her duties in this department, she teaches Public Policy and is a Program Site Graduate Advisor in Ghana, Africa for the International Development Program at Andrews University. She served as Chair of the Andrews University Senate from 2012 to 2014. She is the Fulbright Program Advisor at Andrews University

Current Research or Professional Activities


Myers, Marcella. Important or Impotent? Radical Right Political Parties and Public Policy in Germany and Austria ( Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010).


Articles and Book Chapters (Scholarly):

 Myers, Marcella. “The Effects of Redistributive Conflicts on Immigrants.” Forum on Public Policy Online, 2011, 2 (August 2011).

_____. “Leading by Default: Perspectives and Challenges for Germany in its Reluctant EU Leadership Role” German Studies Review 36, 1 (2013).

_____. “Social Exclusion and the Welfare State: Effects of Distributive Conflicts on Immigrants in Germany” in The Other People: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Migration for the 21st Century editor Meg Wilkes Karraker. Palgrave (2013).

_____. “Teaching and Learning about “The Other” in The Other People: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Migration for the 21st Century editor Meg Wilkes Karraker. Palgrave (2013).


Paper Presentations:

 Myers, Marcella. “The National Health Service and Private Funding Initiatives: how the private sector profits and income inequality increases” April 11 – 14, 2013. Presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

_____. “European Integration and Corporate Interests: the winners and losers” October 3 – 6, 2013. Presented at the Germans Studies Association meeting, Denver, Colorado.