Megan Chapman was a legal intern from May to August 2010 at SERI, where she worked primarily with the litigation department. She is interested broadly in law and development, with specific focus in socio-economic rights, migrants’ rights, and regulation of microfinance. After working for five years in immigration law and advocating for immigrants and refugees in the United States, she worked as a Kiva Fellow at a small microfinance institution in Cameroon and as a legal intern with the Development Law Service at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in Italy. During the last year, she served as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Human Rights Brief and as a Research Associate at the Public International Law and Policy Group.
Megan is currently earning her J.D. at American University Washington College of Law (expected May 2011). She holds a B.A. in History (with distinction) from the University of Chicago and studied graduate-level economics at Northwestern University.