University for Peace (UPEACE)
About this speaker
Megan is a researcher whose expertise focuses primarily on issues of access to justice, rule of law reform and human rights – particularly for those in situations of vulnerability. She is currently a doctoral student at the United Nations mandated University for Peace where her research focuses on adapting the criminal justice response to more adequately protect children whose parents are in conflict with the law. In addition to her academic work, she has extensive experience in community-based development and advocacy work. In this role she develops grassroots community projects and infrastructure to support those who regularly experience injustice due to discrimination, housing or food insecurity and structural barriers to well-being.