Addie Rolnick served as the inaugural Critical Race Studies Fellow from 2009 to 2011. During the fellowship, her work mined the intersections and disjuncture between anti-racism and indigenous rights. She taught Critical Race Theory and a seminar entitled Indigenous Peoples, Race & American Law and published an article, "The Promise of Mancari: Indian Political Rights as Racial Remedy," 86 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 958 (2011), which received an honorable mention for the Law and Society Association's John Hope Franklin Prize recognizing the best article on race and law. Thereafter, she joined University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, where she is now tenured and teaches federal Indian law, Critical Race Theory, criminal law, civil rights, and a practicum in tribal law. Her research focuses on criminal and juvenile justice in Indian country; race and crime; and bridging gaps between federal Indian law, civil rights, and indigenous rights. Her scholarship has been published in the N.Y.U. Law Review, the UCLA Law Review, the American Indian Law Review, the N.Y.U. Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, and the American Indian Culture and Research Journal, and she has advised various federal bodies and tribal organizations on Native youth in the juvenile justice system. She received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 2004 and her M.A. in American Indian Studies in 2007, also from UCLA. Prior to joining the academy, she represented tribal governments as an attorney and lobbyist with Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP in Washington, D.C., and worked as a legislative drafting consultant to tribal governments.