Dr. Martin Reinhardt
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.