Hani Sadati

Hani Sadati

Hani Sadati is a Postdoctoral Researcher at McGill University's Faculty of Education, where he received his Ph.D. degree as well. The project he is currently involved in looks at the Canadian youth experience during the pandemic. His doctoral project was funded by prestigious awards (e.g., IDRC, FRQSC) and focused on the participatory development of a serious game to address sexual and gender-based violence in Ethiopian Agriculture colleges. This project led to the development of the Mela serious game, which was awarded the Bronze medal at the 2021 Serious Play Conference. Hani's background is in Social Science (BA) and Women Studies (MA), and his research interests include education, game-based learning, gender equality, and participatory methodology. Hani is also the co-founder and coordinator of McGill's Games and Gamification for Human Development & Well-being (GHDW) Working Group. In addition, he has been involved in a few of McGill's Ludic Mind Studio's projects, and currently, he is contributing to designing The Road Ahead online game, which is being developed to create positive mental health among youth.