Max Raphelson

Max  Raphelson
  • MPP Student
  • Department of Political Science


Max Raphelson is a linked MPP student majoring in Political Science and a minoring in Environment and Health and Environmental Studies and Sustainability. He is interested in policy involving outdoor recreation and environmental health. Max completed an internship at Sparrow Health System with their Government Relations officer working on legislation to protect Emergency Department workers. At Michigan State University he is a research assistant for the System exChange Community Psychology Lab focusing on promoting effective service delivery systems, healthier communities, and thriving children, youth, and families by understanding and fostering transformative social change. In his free time Max works at a fly-fishing shop in Traverse City and is an instructor for the Orvis Michigan Fly Fishing School.