Jessica Pryce

Director, Florida Institute for Child Welfare
Jessica Pryce

Contact Information

Resume / CV

Areas of Focus

  • Child Welfare
  • Family Social Work
  • Race/ Ethnicity


  • PhD, Howard University, Social Work
  • MSW, Florida State University, Social Work (Child Welfare)
  • BA, Florida Southern College, Sociology & Criminology

Selected Peer Review Articles and Publications

Pryce, J. (2018). The long history of Separating Families in the US and how the trauma lingers.

Pryce, J., Lee, W., Sellati, E., Park, D. McCarthy, M., & Owens, G. (2018). A Case Study in Public Child Welfare: Promising Practices that Lower Racial Disparity in Foster Care Placement. Journal of Public Child Welfare.

Pryce, J. & Briar-Lawson, K. (2016). Child Welfare Reform. St. Paul, MN: Center for Advanced Studies In Child Welfare, University, Minnesota.

Zlotnik, J.L., & Pryce, J. (2014). Status of the Use of Title IV-E Funding in BSW and MSW Programs. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 7(4), 430-446.

Research Interests
Child Welfare
Family Social Work
Race / Ethnicity