McKinnon Prize 2020 Selection Panel

Professor Megan Davis

Professor Megan Davis is a constitutional and human rights lawyer, academic and Indigenous activist. She currently serves as a United Nations expert with the UN Human Rights Council’s Expert Mechanism on the rights of Indigenous peoples based in UN Geneva, and was formerly Chair and expert member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (2011-2016). In 2015 she was appointed by the Prime Minister to the Referendum Council and designed the deliberative constitutional dialogue process the Council undertook.