Margaret Noodin is a Professor of American Indian Studies, Associate Dean of the Humanities, and Director of the Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education at UW-Milwaukee. She is a poet and the author of Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature (2014), Weweni: Poems in Anishinaabemowin and English (2015), and What the Chickadee Knows (2020).
Noodin teaches American Indian Literature, Celtic Literature, Indigenous Language Revitalization and Anishinaabemowin language at UW-M and is the editor of ojibwe.net and the Papers of the Algonquian Conference. Noodin holds an MFA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English and Linguistics, both received at the University of Minnesota. Her doctoral dissertation is titled Native American Literature in tribal context: Anishinaabe Aadisokaanag Noongom (2001).