L4E PhD Fellow – University of Vermont
Megan is a researcher, activist, and doctoral candidate at the University of Vermont in natural resources and ecological economics. Her research explores the roles of power, narrative, and science and technology in how futures are imagined and enacted in transitioning fossil fuel economies. Megan is a graduate fellow at the Gund Institute for Environment, she sits on the board of the International Society for Ecological Economics, and is an organizing member of DegrowUS and the University of Vermont Graduate Student Union. She has worked with several organizations on research that centers social and environment justice, such as Parkland Institute, Oxfam Canada, the United Nations Institute for Social Development, and the Ecozoic Policy Project. Megan is committed to community and movement building, dissolving the boundaries between the academy and the rest of society, advancing conversations of what it means to live well now and into the future, and infusing care, justice and conviviality into work and action. She is also a regular collaborator in politically motivated performance art.
PUBLICATIONS & OTHER WORKS
A perspective on the role of uncertainty in sustainability science and engineering
Contributors: Diwekar, U., Amekudzi-kennedy, A., Bakshi, B., Baumgartner, R., Boumans, R., Burger, P., Egler, M., Theis, T. In: Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 164. January 2021.
Governing for sustainable development: rethinking governance and
Contributors: Christopher Koliba, Megan Egler, and Stephen Posner. In: Sustainable Wellbeing futures: a research and action agenda for ecological economics. Edward Elgar Publishing. 2020.
From the Anthropocene to Mutual Thriving: An Agenda for Higher Education in the Ecozoic
L4E Contributors: Ivan Vargas Roncancio, Leah Temper, Joshua Sterlin, Nina L. Smolyar, Shaun Sellers, Maya Moore, Rigo Melgar-Melgar, Jolyon Larson, Catherine Horner, Jon D. Erickson, Megan Egler, Peter G. Brown, Emille Boulot, Tina Beigi and Michael Babcock