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 a triple Bachelors in History Pre-Law, Political Science, & French, a Masters of Public Administration, and presently a PhD student in Urban Planning and Public Policy all from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Currently as an Adjunct Professor, Priscylla teaches Political Science with the University of North Texas Dallas and Government with Eastfield College at the Dallas County Community College District. Along with her reputable academic background, previous professional acumen includes: Community Outreach Manager for the North Texas Regional Housing Assessment, the Archer Center Graduate Program in Public Policy in Washington D.C., a Congressional Fellowship on Capitol Hill with Congressman Marc Veasey, employment with the City of Dallas at the City Secretary's Office, and Urban Revitalization Graduate Research with the Institute of Urban Studies.

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

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.