Jenessa Mae Spears, MA
Jenessa Spears joined the Consilience Group team bringing a rich background in research with experience in both qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis. Jenessa is an expert in synthesizing data for actionable research to drive program design. Before working with Consilience Group, she fed her passion for human rights by designing and conducting research with Church Health in Memphis and Uganda Village Project. In these positions she conducted needs assessments, systems analyses, and ethnographic research to develop strategy and strengthen programming.
She holds a Masters of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Memphis, with concentrations in Medical Anthropology and Globalization, Development, and Culture and an Honors Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Christian Brothers University.