Megan is a Lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University. She earned her PhD in Management Science at the University of Strathclyde, her MSc in Behavioural & Economic Sciences at Warwick University, and a joint BA in Psychology and Philosophy from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Her research uses psychology and behavioural economics theory to explore the intuitive logics method of scenario planning and map the cognitive efforts of scenario thinking.
She is presently working as a Research Associate on the global COVID-19 project "Survey of COVID-19 Responses to Understand Behaviour" (SCRUB), which aims to provide current and future policy makers with actionable insights into public attitudes and behaviours relating to the pandemic. Megan previously worked for IARPA, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, using big data and machine learning to build a system that would help intelligence analysts assess the value of their information.