Patty Loew

Patty Loew is professor of Life Sciences Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, she focuses primarily on indigenous rights, sovereignty and the role of Native media.

Loew is a former broadcast journalist herself and has produced numerous documentaries and pieces for public and commercial television examining Native issues and culture. Her award-winning Way of the Warrior premiered nationally on PBS in 2007.

Professor of Life Sciences Communication at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Areas of Expertise: Ojibwe Treaty Rights, Indigenous Sovereignty, Role of Native Media in Communication Indigenous World Views, Social Media, Indigenous Cultural Expression

Location: Madison, WI

Contact Info:


Mobile: (608) 516-8898 

Office: (608) 262-0654

Home: (608) 831-3127

Heard on WUWM:

The Lake Effect: “Professor: State Will ‘Drive a Wedge’ Between Indian Nations Over Casino”