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Hartley Jafine

Office: Arts & Science Program, C-105 (Jenkins Office)

Hartley Jafine was pleased to join the Arts and Science Program in 2012-13, and to introduce a new course, ARTS&SCI 3CL3 / Theatre, Self, and Social Development. Hartley also teaches in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) Program, where he facilitates theatre and arts-based courses. When not on the McMaster campus, he works as an actor and Applied Drama practitioner. He has facilitated theatre workshops and productions both nationally and internationally--in Ontario, Nova Scotia, the United States, England, Bulgaria and Kosovo.

Hartley holds a BA in Theatre Studies from Acadia University and an MA in Applied Drama from Goldsmiths, University of London (UK). His teaching and research interests are focused on Applied Drama; Theatre of the Oppressed; research-based theatre/arts-based research; and the use of drama in professional health sciences training and environments. In 2011-2012, Hartley was honoured to receive the MSU Teaching Award in the Faculty of Health Sciences.