Lyn Hartley

Originally a biologist, Lyn Hartley has great interest in understanding her own species and helping groups work together. For the past 25 years, she has lived and worked across the Canadian North – from her home base in the Yukon to Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Integrating scholarship with grassroots practice, Lyn holds a doctorate in human and organizational development, specializing in transformative learning and the role of contemplative practices. Lyn has worked with a wide variety of groups – from non-profit and government to First Nation organizations.  Lyn teaches at Yukon College, Royal Roads University, the Justice Institute of British Columbia Conflict Resolution Program and Yukon Government leadership and development programs. Lyn conducts intensive social research projects to understand systemic issues, utilizing qualitative data collection methods