Devaun Bovell works in the Office of Student Engagement, Affinity, & Inclusion (OSEAI) and is responsible for the development, assessment and execution of programs and initiatives that primarily support first-generation college students and students from historically underrepresented groups. He works collaboratively with the OSEAI team to build and grow an innovative portfolio of programs, with an emphasis on activities that seek to cultivate an inclusive culture of belonging that enhances the undergraduate student experience.


BS Business Management, Boston College

M.S.Ed Education Policy, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education


  • Amalia Dache, Jasmine Blue, Devaun Bovell, Deja Miguest, Sydney Osifeso & Fabiola Tucux (2021) A Calle decolonial hack: Afro-Latin theorizing of Philadelphia's spaces of learning and resistance, Teaching in Higher Education, 26:7-8, 1077-1097, DOI: 10.1080/13562517.2021.1940927