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ISID Announces Its New Joint Appointment, Professor Megan Bradley


Published: 20 Jun 2014

ISID is pleased to announce the arrival August 1st of its second joint appointment, Professor Megan Bradley.

Megan Bradley joined McGill University in 2014 as an Assistant Professor cross-appointed to the Department of Political Science and the Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID). Before coming to McGill, she was an Assistant Professor of Conflict Studies at Saint Paul University in Ottawa, and a fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, where she worked with the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement. She is currently a Non-Resident Fellow with the Foreign Policy Program at Brookings. Her research addresses the rights and well-being of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), with a particular focus on the resolution of displacement crises. Her research also examines issues of transitional justice and accountability for human rights violations. She is the author of Refugee Repatriation: Justice, Responsibility and Redress (Cambridge University Press, 2013), and the editor of Forced Migration, Reconciliation and Justice (McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming).


Megan received her doctorate in International Relations from St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. She has conducted fieldwork in countries including Haiti and Sri Lanka, and is undertaking a SSHRC-funded study on the right of return. Alongside her academic activities, Megan has worked with a range of organizations concerned with humanitarian, human rights and development issues including the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). From 2007-2008, she served as the Cadieux-Léger Fellow in the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

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