Maeve is a Ngiyampaa woman who grew up in Sydney and Canberra with links to western New South Wales.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts/Economics from ANU in 2014 and in 2017 completed a Masters of Philosophy in Indigenous Studies at the Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø. In 2016 she undertook the Indigenous Studies Summer Program at Columbia University in New York.
She sees her academic work as situated within a trans- Indigenous scholarship at the intersection of Indigenous studies and critical geography. She is interested in spatial decolonisation, urban Indigenous belonging, digital story mapping and Indigenous education.