Department of Applied Human Sciences

Faculty

Chair

PETER MORDEN, PhD University of Waterloo; Associate Professor

Professors

JAMES F. GAVIN, PhD New York University; Professor
RAYE KASS, PhD University of Toronto; Professor
VARDA MANN‑FEDER, DEd McGill University; Professor
LISA OSTIGUY, PhD University of Iowa; Professor
ROSEMARY REILLY, PhD McGill University; Professor

Associate Professors

NATASHA BLANCHET‑COHEN, PhD University of Victoria; Associate Professor
JAMES CONKLIN, PhD Concordia University; Associate Professor
GILBERT ÉMOND, PhD Université du Québec à Montréal; Associate Professor
ELIZABETH FAST, PhD McGill University; Associate Professor
DARLA FORTUNE, PhD University of Waterloo; Associate Professor
SHANNON HEBBLETHWAITE, PhD University of Guelph; Associate Professor
WARREN LINDS, PhD University of British Columbia; Associate Professor
PATTI RANAHAN, PhD University of Victoria; Associate Professor
HILARY ROSE, PhD University of Georgia; Associate Professor
SHAWN WILKINSON, PhD McGill University; Associate Professor
FELICE YUEN, PhD University of Waterloo; Associate Professor

Assistant Professor

MARIE-JOLIE RWIGEMA, PhD University of Toronto; Assistant Professor

Senior Lecturers

STEVEN HENLE, PhD New York University; Senior Lecturer
ROBERT HOPP, MA University of Iowa; Senior Lecturer

Lecturer

MICHELLE VEZINA, MA University of Waterloo; Lecturer

Location

Note

For the complete list of faculty members, please consult the Department website.

Department Objectives

The strategic objective of the Department of Applied Human Sciences is to improve quality of life and wellbeing. This is accomplished through the integration of theory and practice to promote effective practitioner skill. The Department of Applied Human Sciences is an interdisciplinary and applied academic unit which generates knowledge and provides practicebased education in human relations, recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, human systems intervention, family life education and community service. Involvement in practical contexts beyond the University provides an important link with members of the community, thereby offering a genuine environment for the exchange of knowledge and expertise.

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