Adjunct Professor of Political Science School of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Master of Public Administration - University of Texas at ArlingtonB.A. History, Pre-Law - University of Texas at ArlingtonB.A. Political Science - University of Texas at ArlingtonB.A. French - University of Texas at Arlington
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Priscylla Bento is a bonafide Texan, born in Dallas and raised in Rockwall, as a first generation American to Brazilian immigrant parents.

Fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish, and conversational French, Priscylla is a true academic. Her formal education includes 3 Bachelors in History Pre-Law, Political Science, & French, and a Masters of Public Administration. She is presently a PhD student in Urban Planning and Public Policy at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Currently as Elections Manager, Priscylla is responsible for the Elections Division of the City Secretary’s Office conducting elections and maintaining official records for the City of Dallas. Additionally, as an Adjunct Professor, she teaches Political Science with the University of North Texas Dallas and Government with Eastfield College at the Dallas County Community College District.

As an academic and professional, she has accomplished experience in public policy, community & economic development, strategic & urban planning, research & analysis, policy management and higher education.

In her free time Priscylla volunteers with her local church, provides one on one consulting, and when time permits, travels the world. She is also commits time to her precious fur-baby, a miniature dachshund named Daisy.