Priscilla A. Day is a Professor in the Department of Social where she has worked since 1993 and is currently on phased retirement. Dr. Day served as department chair for two terms and also served as the Director for the Center for Regional and Tribal Child Welfare for 12 years. She writes curriculum and trains for the Minnesota DHS. Her areas of research are American Indian family preservation and culturally competent practice. She is a consultant for the Capacity Building Center for Tribes, the Center for Native Child and Family Resilience, and the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute. Priscilla is an Anishinabe tribal member enrolled at the Leech Lake reservation. She is the mother of three adult children and relishes her role as grandmother.