Shannon Marcoux

Shannon Marcoux (@shan_marcoux) is a Bertha Justice Fellow at EarthRights International in Washington, D.C., where she works on corporate accountability and climate change litigation. Previously, Shannon was a David W. Leebron Human Rights Fellow at Natural Justice in Cape Town, South Africa, where her work focused on environmental justice and indigenous rights. Prior to pursuing her law degree, Shannon spent two years working in the Federated States of Micronesia, and she has since published legal scholarship and policy research on the lasting impacts of U.S. colonization and military presence in the Pacific. She holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A. in International Political Economy from Fordham University. During her time in law school, Shannon was a student attorney with Columbia’s Human Rights Clinic, an editor for the Columbia Human Rights Law Review, and an intern with organizations such as Human Rights Watch, Dejusticia, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment. She serves as an advisor for the International Center for Advocates Against Discrimination (ICAAD). She is also on LinkedIn.

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