Natalie Pruett, M.S.

Natalie Pruett

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Non-resident Fellow


Natalie Pruett is a Research Fellow with the MSU Extension Center for Local Government Finance and Policy. She is an Urban Strategist with experience in urban planning, policy, research, and communications. She works largely with government and nonprofit organizations that have included the City of Flint, Genesee County Land Bank Authority, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, and Center for Community Progress. Her work blends statistical analysis, institutional insights, and community input with the aim of improving the impact and transparency of governments and nonprofit organizations. Ms. Pruett holds a M.S. from the London School of Economics and Political Science as well as a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in Political Theory from the James Madison College at Michigan State University.