Professor Megan Dunning Argo
B.A. 1997, University of Delaware
J.D. 2001, Widener University School of Law, summa cum laude
Member of the Delaware Bar and New Mexico Bar
Megan Dunning Argo joined the UNM Law faculty in 2007, after working for the Federal Public Defender in the District of Delaware, where she was the office's research and writing specialist. In addition to writing court submissions and providing general litigation support to other attorneys, she started and edited a quarterly newsletter and supervised the office's summer internship and school-year externship programs.
She has tutored middle school and high school students in her home state of Delaware and in Oregon, where she lived for a year, and, as a volunteer, she tutored inmates in a women's prison who were enrolled in a GED program. After graduating at the top of her class at Widener University School of Law, Argo co-taught an international law seminar at the school.
At Widener, she was a member of the law review staff, serving as research editor for one year. In 2001, she was voted Most Outstanding Member by the law review staff.
At the UNM School of Law, she teaches Legal, Research, Reasoning and Writing (LRRW) and Advocacy. Argo enjoys the combination of using creativity and analytical skills in preparing a legal argument.
Her scholarly interests include alternative dispute resolution, direct democracy, international law and legal issues surrounding complementary medicine.