Administrative Officer and Graduate Studies Coordinator

Seth Ratzlaff.Seth Ratzlaff completed a Master’s of Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Waterloo in 2018. Prior to which he completed his Bachelor of Arts in Honours English, Rhetoric and Professional Writing, at the University of Waterloo in 2014. As the Administrative Officer and Graduate Studies Coordinator in Peace and Conflict Studies, he works primarily with the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies students from admission to convocation.

519-885-0220 ext. 24216

Much of Ratzlaff’s research focused on Indigenous/settler relations in southern Ontario. He is currently helping to co-author a biography about an individual’s journey healing from the intergenerational traumas caused by settler colonialism. Ratzlaff continues to explore ways in which storytelling can be used as a force for peacebuilding.

From 2014-2016, Ratzlaff worked as a coordinator for Worth a Second Look, a project of The Working Centre. He continues to stay connected with the downtown Kitchener community by contributing to The Community Edition, volunteering for local organizations, and being involved in a local homebrew club.


Contact Seth for the following:

  • General Information about the MPACS program
  • Questions regarding applications and admissions
  • Courses descriptions and course selection
  • Plan modification
  • Change of enrollment status
  • Degree progression
  • Scholarship information
  • Department Consent Courses- PACS 621, PACS 623, PACS 625, PACS 626
  • General information about graduate studies
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