Dominic J. Acri, Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian Reservation
University of Notre Dame
Tribal Public Policy
Dominic Acri is a neuroscience and behavior major from the University of Notre Dame and a descendent of the Rosebud Sioux tribe. He researches rhythmic behavior in mammals and its implications for the environment at Notre Dame’s Environmental Research Center. He also serves as an officer of the Native American Student Association of Notre Dame, working with a coalition of diverse students and the local tribe to facilitate conversations about Native people on campus. Dominic aspires to affect tribal policy through the lens of environmental research in order to promote self-determination in tribal land and wildlife management.