Megan is a Senior Research Fellow in the Humanitarian Policy Group. Her research focuses broadly on gender, sexuality, race, and disability in humanitarian contexts. She has conducted research on access and attitudes to sexual and reproductive health and rights; LGBTQ+ experiences of conflict, displacement and peacebuilding; sexual and gender-based violence in and out of conflict; gender and disability in humanitarian and post-conflict settings; sex work and sex tourism; and feminist, postcolonial, and queer politics.
Megan joined the Humanitarian Policy Group as Senior Research Fellow in September 2019. Previously, she has held positions with University of Birmingham, the Gender and Development Network, and the Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development, as well as consultancies with International Alert, Christian Aid, and Womankind Worldwide. She sits on the board of the International Feminist Journal of Politics.
Megan holds a PhD from Aberystwyth University’s Department of International Politics with a thesis on sexual politics in Cuba. Her book, From Cuba with Love: Sex and Money in the Twenty-First Century, was published by the University of California Press in 2015.