Ortner Center on Violence & Abuse in Relationships

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Devan Spear, C '17

School of Arts & Sciences
Political Science

Devan Spear graduated from the School of Arts & Sciences in May 2017 with a major in Political Science and a minor in Fine Arts. Devan worked with the Ortner Center for almost three years during which time she coded data, organized events, built the Center’s online presence, and launched an independent research project on violence in dating relationships. After graduating, Devan will work with Philadelphia Jobs With Justice. 


She has published op-eds in the Daily Pennsylvanian and the Orlando Sentinel, and been written about in the Philadelphia Inquirer.