Megan Pearson

Post-Graduate Policy Fellow

Megan is joining Accountability Counsel as a Bernstein Fellow in International Human Rights. She is a recent graduate of Yale Law School, where she was a member of the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic. Her projects there covered issues ranging from sexual and reproductive rights in Latin America and the Caribbean to the global erosion of fundamental rights to legal assistance for people detained in counterterrorism proceedings. During law school, she worked at the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti on promoting accountability for UN peacekeeping abuses and government corruption. She also interned at the European Court of Human Rights, where her research focused on State responsibility for environmental disasters and industrial accidents. Before law school, Megan created educational content for Haitian Kreyòl learners at HaitiHub LLC. She graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in English and minors in African American Studies and French. She enjoys learning new recipes and exploring secondhand bookstores.