Dustin Petty

Dustin Petty

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Academic Advisor
Bailey Scholars Program



Dustin DuFort Petty has been the Academic Advisor for the Bailey Scholars Program since 2013.

Dustin earned his BS from MSU in Agriculture & Natural Resources Communications and a specialization from Connected Learning from the Bailey Scholars Program. In 2019, Dustin earned his MA from MSU in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE). He worked for two years in Chicago for Chicago Public Schools, working with the 15,000+ population of homeless K-12 students as a Student Advocate. In addition to his work in education, he’s also co-authored two books, Michigan FFA: A Legacy of Great Lakes Leadership and The New Bullying.

When not working or studying, he can be found baking something, reading something, being a rebel snowflake or practicing genealogy. He is a nerd.