Megan Karsh is a Lecturer in the Gould Center for Conflict Resolution, where she teaches Negotiation and Advanced International Negotiation with a focus on practical application. She is the Vice President of Initiatives at the Pacific Council on International Policy, where she designs programs and negotiates strategic relationships to impact US policy on international development, security, and economics. She also consults with organizations ranging from the UN to Google, conducting trainings on negotiation and leadership, advising on program development, and providing rule of law expertise.

Recipient of the Helton Award from the American Society of International Lawyers, Megan served as the Executive Director of the Stanford Rule of Law Program from 2012-16, designing and implementing projects in Afghanistan, Iraq, Cambodia, and Rwanda and managing a $7.2-million grant from the U.S. Department of State. She simultaneously served as the Deputy Director of the English Faculty of Law at the Royal University of Law and Economics, administering a bachelors’ program for Cambodian law students and teaching Legal Ethics, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Client Counseling. She is a licensed US attorney and certified mediator.

Megan holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School, where she was a fellow in the Stanford Center for International Conflict and Negotiation, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Art History from Oberlin College. She is based in Los Angeles with frequent travel to Palo Alto and abroad.

See Megan Karsh Speak

Monday, May 6 | 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Conflict Resolution


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