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Mark Seasons PhD, FCIP, RPP

Mark Seasons PhD, FCIP, RPP




Mark Seasons is a professor with the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo. Mark joined Waterloo following almost 20 years of professional planning experience as a policy and long-range planner. His research interests include planning for climate change, planning for no or slow growth, the school closure phenomenon, and plan evaluation. Mark has held several high-level administrative posts at Waterloo, including associate dean and interim dean in the Faculty of Environment. He is a past president of CIP (2000-2001), member of CIP’s Board of Directors (2012-2016), and president of ACUPP (Association of Canadian University Planning Programs) (2012-2016).

Mark has earned degrees from Queen’s University (BA Honours - Geography), the University of Calgary (Master of Environmental Design – Planning), and the University of Waterloo (PhD – Regional Planning). He is a Fellow, Canadian Institute of Planners, and a Registered Professional Planner (Ontario).

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