From 2013 to 2017, she was the Director of American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Associate Professor in the Department of History. Her book Ogimag: Anishinaabeg leadership 1760-1845 was published with the University of Nebraska Press in 2010 and she previously has published in books such as Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World through Stories and the Encyclopedia of United States Indian Policy and Law.
- Anishinaabe leadership in the early 19th century
- Anishinaabe women’s history
- Treaties and sovereignty
- Wisconsin Indian History
- Cultures of the Great Lakes Region