People profiles

Paul Heidebrecht

Paul Heidebrecht


Paul Heidebrecht is the inaugural director of the CPA, and an adjunct assistant professor who teaches courses in Peace and Conflict Studies and Theological Studies.

Michelle Jackett

Michelle Jackett


Michelle joined the Centre for Peace Advancement as Coordinator shortly after its launch in 2014. She has a graduate degree in Conflict Transformation, specializing in restorative justice, from Eastern Mennonite University, and a BA in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Waterloo.


Lorenzo Fellycyano


Lorenzo Fellycyano is the CPA Host for 2017-2018. He represents his home country, Indonesia through the International Volunteer Exchange Program (IVEP) of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC).

Grace Wright

Grace Wright

Communications Assistant

Grace is a Political Science student in the Arts and Business program at the University of Waterloo, with an eagerness to blend her business skills with her passion for social justice and peace related issues.

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Jessica Dyck

Incubator Fellow

A graduate of the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies program at Conrad Grebel University College and the University of Waterloo, Jessica brings her research, coordination, and facilitation experience to the Peace Incubator Fellow role for Autumn 2017.

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