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Megan M. Herzog

Emmett/Frankel Fellow in Environmental Law and Policy

Megan M. Herzog B.A. Mount Holyoke College, 2007
M.S. Stanford University, 2011
J.D. Stanford Law School, 2011​
UCLA Law faculty since 2012
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As the Emmett/Frankel Fellow, Megan Herzog researches law and policy solutions to the climate change crisis for the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. Herzog also works closely with UCLA Law's Frank G. Wells Environmental Clinic. Her research interests include water, energy, coasts and oceans, natural resource governance, and international human rights.

Herzog is a 2011 graduate of Stanford Law School, and she simultaneously received her M.S. from Stanford’s Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources. During law school, she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Stanford Journal of Law, Science & Policy. Prior to joining the UCLA Law faculty, Herzog served as a 2011-2012 Public Interest Law Fellow at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, D.C.  She has interned domestically at the Center for Biological Diversity, California Coastal Commission, and Center for Ocean Solutions, as well as internationally at the Water & Energy Users’ Federation of Nepal and the University of Cape Town’s Law, Race & Gender Unit.