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M.A. (Megan) Brownlee

Faculty of Law

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15654
    1001 ND Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

    Megan A. Brownlee, MPA, J.D.,
    Megan received her undergraduate degree from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, United States. After her undergraduate study, Megan acquired her Master of Public Administration degree at The Evergreen State College, where she focused her research in statistical methods and public policy concentrations. These skills were applied at the Washington State Department of Corrections, where Megan utilized qualitative and quantitative research methods to analyze conditions of confinement for people housed in Washington State prisons. Megan received her juris doctorate from the University of California, Irvine School of Law in 2018. While in law school, Megan was employed at The Williams Institute at UCLA and at the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s office. Megan was also employed as a research assistant to Professor Benjamin van Rooij, Professor Keramet Reiter, and Dean L. Song Richardson. Prior to relocating to Amsterdam, Megan was employed as a criminal defense lawyer at the Clark County Public Defender’s office in Las Vegas, Nevada. Megan’s advocacy and research efforts have focused on criminal justice reform, prison reform, socio-economic equality, and public policy. Megan’s research interests at the University of Amsterdam concentrate around the efficacy of public policy and law as it relates to shaping human behavior.

  • Publications

    2020

    • Kooistra, E. B., Reinders Folmer, C. P., Kuiper, M. E., Olthuis, E. H., Brownlee, M. A., Fine, A., & van Rooij, B. (2020). Mitigating COVID-19 in a Nationally Representative UK Sample: Personal Abilities and Obligation to Obey the Law Shape Compliance with Mitigation Measures. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3598221
    • Kuiper, M. E., de Bruijn, A. L., Reinders Folmer, C. P., Olthuis, E. H., Brownlee, M. A., Kooistra, E. B., Fine, A., & van Rooij, B. (2020). The Intelligent Lockdown: Compliance with COVID-19 Mitigation Measures in the Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3598215
    • Reinders Folmer, C. P., Brownlee, M. A., Fine, A., Kuiper, M. E., Olthuis, E. H., Kooistra, E. B., de Bruijn, A. L., & van Rooij, B. (2020). Social Distancing in America: Understanding Long-term Adherence to COVID-19 Mitigation Recommendations. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3736683
    • Reinders Folmer, C. P., Kuiper, M. E., Olthuis, E. H., Kooistra, E. B., de Bruijn, A. L., Brownlee, M. A., Fine, A., & van Rooij, B. (2020). Maintaining Compliance when the Virus Returns: Understanding Adherence to COVID-19 Social Distancing Measures in the Netherlands in July 2020. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3682546
    • Reinders Folmer, C. P., Kuiper, M. E., Olthuis, E. H., Kooistra, E. B., de Bruijn, A. L., Brownlee, M. A., Fine, A., & van Rooij, B. (2020). Sustaining Compliance with COVID-19 Mitigation Measures? Understanding Distancing Behavior in the Netherlands during June 2020. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3682479
    • Reinders Folmer, C., Kuiper, M. E., Olthuis, E., Kooistra, E. B., de Bruijn, A. L., Brownlee, M., Fine, A., & van Rooij, B. (2020). Compliance in the 1.5 Meter Society: Longitudinal Analysis of Citizens’ Adherence to COVID-19 Mitigation Measures in a Representative Sample in the Netherlands. (Amsterdam Law School Research Paper; No. 2020-33), (UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper; No. 2020-61). University of Amsterdam, School of Law. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/dr9q3, https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3624959 [details]
    • de Bruijn, A. L., Feldman, Y., Kuiper, M. E., Brownlee, M. A., Reinders Folmer, C. P., Kooistra, E. B., Olthuis, E. H., Fine, A., & van Rooij, B. (2020). Why Did Israelis Comply with COVID-19 Mitigation Measures During the Initial First Wave Lockdown? Amsterdam Law School. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3681964, https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/vm8x9
    • van Rooij, B., de Bruijn, A. L., Reinders Folmer, C. P., Kooistra, E. B., Kuiper, M. E., Brownlee, M. A., Olthuis, E. H., & Fine, A. (2020). Compliance with COVID-19 Mitigation Measures in the United States. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/qymu3, https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3582626

    2021

    • de Bruijn, A. L., Feldman, Y., Kuiper, M., Brownlee, M., Kooistra, E., Olthuis, E., Fine, A., van Rooij, B. & Reinders Folmer, C. F. (7-10-2021). Cross-Theoretical Compliance: An Integrative Compliance Analysis of COVID-19 Mitigation Responses in Israel. Universiteit van Amsterdam. https://doi.org/10.21942/uva.16717273.v1
    • Reinders Folmer, C. F., van Rooij, B., Brownlee, M. A., Fine, A., Kuiper, M. E., Olthuis, E. H., Kooistra, E. B. & de Bruijn, A. L. (22-6-2021). Social Distancing in America: Compliance with COVID-19 mitigation measures in the United States. Universiteit van Amsterdam. https://doi.org/10.21942/uva.13125206.v2

    2020

    • Reinders Folmer, C. F., van Rooij, B., Olthuis, E. H., Kuiper, M. E., Kooistra, E. B., de Bruijn, A. L., Brownlee, M. A. & Fine, A. (21-10-2020). Compliance with COVID-19 mitigation measures in the Netherlands. Universiteit van Amsterdam. https://doi.org/10.21942/uva.13072712.v1
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