Spencer Harvey, Communications & Campaigns Coordinator

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Spencer Harvey joined as GLAAD’s Communications & Campaigns Coordinator in 2019. In his role, Spencer supports communications and media relations for GLAAD’s various programs, events, and initiatives. 

In May 2019, Spencer graduated from New York University with a Master of Science in Global Affairs, specializing in Global Gender Studies with an LGBTQ research focus. During his time at NYU, Spencer conducted a field research study in the United Arab Emirates, where he analyzed the intersection between anti-LGBTQ laws and the expression of identity and sexuality for gay men living in the country. Upon graduating, his thesis, titled “The Politics of Getting Political: How News Media Outlets Portray Powerful Female Celebrities Who Use Their Platform for Political Purposes,” was one of five theses to be honored with Distinction. In 2017, Spencer received a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Political Science & Law from the University of Ottawa in Canada.

Before joining GLAAD, Spencer worked as a communications intern for various organizations, including the Rockefeller Foundation and UNDP.