Megan Collins

Job title: 
Program Manager
Robert T. Matsui Center for Politics and Public Service
Institute of Governmental Studies
Megan Collins is a higher education professional with a background in research and administration. Prior to joining IGS in 2021, she was the research project manager of The Shift Project at the Harvard Kennedy School, a survey-based research project focused on secure scheduling at large U.S. service-sector firms. Before joining Shift, Megan worked at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at UC Berkeley, first as a research assistant with the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics, then as a program assistant and contracts and grants manager supporting cross-disciplinary staff and faculty research. Megan is co-editor of Uprooted: An Anthology on Gender and Illness (2016). She grew up in Berkeley and graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in History in 2013.