Meghan Brinson

Adjunct Professor


A graduate of University of North Carolina School of Law, Professor Meghan Brinson teaches in the Undergraduate Legal Studies Program. She also holds a Master of Arts in English Studies from Georgetown University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Arizona State University.

Professor Brinson has experience teaching undergraduate composition, business writing, and creative writing, including as a Piper International Writing Fellow at the National University of Singapore and with Park University’s program on Marine Corp Air Station Cherry Point. Her academic background is in 20th century American literature, postmodernism, critical theory and narratology. She pursued law with an interest in nonprofits and higher education law. Professor Brinson’s current interdisciplinary research utilizes law and literature, narrative studies and the law, and critical legal studies to examine how literary tropes influence trials and judicial reasoning. Professor Brinson is a poet and nonfiction essayist with three published chapbooks and several journal publications. She has worked as an editor on a national literary magazine, Hayden’s Ferry Review, as well as an editorial intern for the literary journal now known as swamp pink.

Professor Brinson received her bachelor’s degree in English from the College of Charleston, in Charleston, South Carolina. She also attended the Prague Summer Program hosted by Western Michigan University and Charles University in the Czech Republic. Professor Brinson conducted undergraduate research in the marriage plot and the Victorian novel, supported by a summer undergraduate research grant, conducted at the British Library in London.


JD University of North Carolina School of Law
MA Georgetown University
MFA Arizona State University
BA College of Charleston


Law 199-MB, Law & Literature