Erik Jensen is the faculty adviser for the Timor-Leste Legal Education Project. He is also Co-director of the Rule of Law Program at Stanford Law School; a Senior Research Scholar at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law; and Senior Advisor for Governance and Law at The Asia Foundation. He has worked in a variety of capacities with The Asia Foundation over the last 22 years including as Country Representative in Pakistan. Over the last 25 years, he has taught and practiced in the field of law and development in 30 countries, including all of the countries of South Asia. He has been a Fulbright scholar, an advisor to the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, and a representative of The Asia Foundation. His publications include Beyond Common Knowledge: Empirical Approaches to the Rule of Law (Stanford University Press: 2003) and Law and Economy in India (forthcoming, Oxford University Press: 2011).
Megan Karsh is the Rule of Law Fellow at Stanford Law School. From 2010-12, she administered the Bachelors of Law Department at the Royal University of Law and Economics in Phnom Penh while teaching courses in Legal Ethics and Alternative Dispute Resolution. She simultaneously litigated and undertook restorative justice projects on behalf of survivors at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal through Access to Justice Asia for which she was awarded the 2012 Arthur C. Helton Award from the American Society of International Lawyers. Prior to Cambodia, Megan designed and managed legal and educational programs in East and Southern Africa, Asia, and North America. She holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School, where she served as a fellow in the Stanford Center for International Conflict Negotiation, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Art History from Oberlin College.