In addition to being the director of EQI, Margaret is a Professor in the English Department and American Indian Studies. She is a poet and the author of Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature (2014) and Weweni: Poems in Anishinaabemowin and English (2015). She teaches the Anishinaabemowin language at UWM. Margaret is the editor of ojibwe.net.
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).