Dana Hayward, Ph.D.

Dana Hayward, Ph.D.

Assistant Director for Assessment and Evaluation

[email protected]

Please contact me for: 

  • Teaching consultations for social science, interdisciplinary, and professional studies courses 
  • Support in preparing for concentration review 
  • Consultations about assessment methodologies, especially surveys and focus groups 
  • Needs assessment and program evaluation 
  • Information about the Sheridan Course Design Seminar and the Equitable Learning Inquity Program

At the Sheridan Center, Dana works to support the assessment of student learning at all levels and across the university through faculty consultations, program and curriculum review, and the evaluation of university programs and initiatives. Prior to joining Sheridan, Dana worked at Yale University's Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning, where she earned a Certificate in College Teaching Preparation, as well as a Certificate in Public Communication. Dana has extensive experience conducting social science research with a range of qualitative and quantitative methods, as well as program evaluation for private and public sector organizations including the Canadian International Development Agency. She holds a PhD and MA in Sociology from Yale University, as well as an MA in Political Science and a B.Soc.Sc. in International Development and Globalization from the University of Otttawa.