Katharine Hayward, Ph.D., M.P.H. is the Project Director for the Statewide Forums on Careers in the Arts for People with Disabilities. She also serves as the Research and Evaluation Coordinator for the Tarjan Center and National Arts and Disability Center (NADC) at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Hayward has worked with the Tarjan Center and NADC for nearly ten years, and been an active part of the administration for the Statewide Forums on Careers in the Arts for People with Disabilities project since 2002. Dr. Hayward collaborates with Tarjan Center faculty and staff to develop evaluation methods and instruments to assess the impact of various projects spanning areas of emphasis including postsecondary education, service inclusion, psychiatric services for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, and arts employment. Recent highlights include co-authoring “Breaking into the business: Experiences of actors with disabilities in the entertainment industry” published in the Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs and presenting “Intersections of Time, Space, and Disability: The College Experience” at the 22nd annual Society for Disability Studies conference. Dr. Hayward holds degrees from the University of California, Davis in Psychology and Rhetoric & Communication, and graduate degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles in Community Health Sciences.