Evan Spencer

Research Project Manager

Evan Spencer serves as a research project manager at the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit, focusing her efforts in the Behavioral Science & Analytics for Injury Reduction (BeSAFIR) Lab.

Evan earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Drexel University. At the BeSAFIR Lab, she works on research to reduce opioid misuse and drinking and driving injuries. When out of the office, Evan works as a therapeutic counselor at the Renfrew Center, a facility catering to women with eating disorders. In the past, she worked in counseling and behavioral health at the Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment, where she conducted recreational and facilitated group therapy sessions with an array of people getting treatment for varying behavioral health disorders. Her interests include behavioral analysis and criminal pathology. For this reason, she enjoys all crime-related television series and movies such as Criminal Minds and Silence of the Lambs. In the future, she hopes to pursue a career in forensic psychology and work for the Behavioral Analysis Unit and the FBI.