Cody Proudfoot

Cody  Proudfoot
  • MPP Student
  • Department of Political Science


Cody Proudfoot is a third-year student of the Michigan State University (MSU) Master of Public Policy (MPP) program. He enrolled in the program during the fall of 2017 as a linked student finishing his Bachelor of Public Policy at MSU. After completing both the first year of the MPP program and the last of year of his bachelor’s degree, he accepted a consultant position with Public Sector Consultants (PSC) in Lansing, MI and began taking classes part time. Cody currently works on PSC’s energy and environment team focusing primarily on water policy throughout the state. His other policy interests include energy, environment, utilities, and economics. He is also a grant manager for the Great Lakes Fishery Trust—which is run and staffed by PSC—where he works with government entities, research interests, and nonprofit organizations to develop and administer projects that sustain our Great Lakes. Prior to joining PSC, Cody was a student assistant at Michigan Rehabilitation Services, where he worked with the program innovation and policy teams to review federal legislation and facilitate implementation of new rules and regulations. He has also done research for MSU on multiple occasions, focusing on the Judicial and Executive branches of government. Cody is originally from Morrice, Michigan. In his spare time, he enjoys camping, hunting, and playing sports.