Dr. Martin Reinhardt is an Anishinaabe Ojibway citizen of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians from Michigan. He is the owner and CEO for Reinhardt & Associates and an assistant  professor of Native American Studies at Northern Michigan University.

Some of his former positions include:  research associate for the Interwest Equity Assistance Center at Colorado State University; vice president for diversity and research for Educational Options, Inc. in Tempe, Arizona; director of the Center for Native American Studies at Northern Michigan University; and the director of Native American Programs at Central Michigan University.

He has taught courses in American Indian education, tribal law and government, and sociology. He has a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Pennsylvania State University, where his doctoral research focused on Indian education and the law with a special focus on treaty educational provisions. 

Martin has previously served as: a member of the Michigan Indian Education Council; Chair of the American Association for Higher Education American Indian/Alaska Native Caucus; Co-Primary Investigator for the Michigan Rural Systemic Initiative; and as an external advisor for the National Indian School Board Association. He also holds both a Bachelor's and a Master’s degree in Sociology.






Dr Martin Reinhardt


W16 NAS 288 01 The Politics of Indian Gaming

W16 NAS 486 73 American Indian Educational Law and Leadership

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Contact: Martin Reinhardt, Ph.D.


Phone: 906-227-1397

Office: 112C Whitman Hall