Andy Merrifield
Political Science

Andy Merrifield

Andy Merrifield has been a member of the political science department at Sonoma State for 25 years.

Merrifield served as Associate Vice President, North, of the California Faculty Association and chair of the CFA Bargaining Team. He was president of the Sonoma CFA Campus Chapter for many years.

His areas of speciality are the American presidency, budgetary politics, state and local government and political methodology.

Merrifield joined CFA soon after joining the faculty. Before teaching at Sonoma he was active in SEIU and CTA, the former in local government and thelatter at a community college. He also worked as the sole staff member for an independent union in local government.