Priscilla A. Day is a Professor in the Department of Social where she has worked since 1993. Fall 2012, she started her second term as department chair; previously she was department chair in 2000-2003. She also serves a Director for the Center for Regional and Tribal Child Welfare (2006-present). She wrote and trains for the Minnesota Department of Human Service, “Bridging our understanding: American Indian family preservation.” Her areas of research are American Indian family preservation and culturally competent practice. Priscilla is an Anishinabe tribal member enrolled at the Leech Lake reservation. She is the mother of three adult children and relishes her new role as grandmother.