Executive Director, Rule of Law Program
Megan Karsh joined Stanford Law School as the Rule of Law Fellow in September 2012. She works with Professor Erik Jensen to manage the Rule of Law Program’s country-specific projects and contributes to the Program's courses and scholarship.
Recipient of the 2012 Arthur C. Helton Award from the American Society of International Lawyers, Megan has extensive experience in international law and development and conflict resolution. From 2010-12, she was the Deputy Director of the English Faculty of Law at the Royal University of Law and Economics in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where she administered a bachelors program for Cambodian law students and taught courses in Legal Ethics and Alternative Dispute Resolution. She simultaneously litigated and oversaw restorative justice initiatives on behalf of survivors at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal through Access to Justice Asia.
A licensed attorney in the United States, Megan has designed and managed legal and educational programs in East and Southern Africa, Asia, and North America. She holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School, where she served as a fellow in the Stanford Center for International Conflict Negotiation, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Art History from Oberlin College.