PhD in Criminology, Law and Society

Daniel Pryce, 2014

Daniel Pryce

Dr. Daniel Pryce is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina. His primary research interests include police–citizen relations, police–immigrant relations, terrorism in a post-9/11 environment, innovations in policing, research methods, and community corrections.


Prior to joining the criminal justice faculty at North Carolina Central University, Dr. Pryce worked as a Senior Research Associate at CSR, Inc. in Arlington, VA. At CSR, Dr. Pryce provided analysis and research support on the Performance Measurement, Data Analysis, and Training and Technical Assistance contracts with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the National Institute of Justice. Dr. Pryce's span of work included the Body-Worn Camera Pilot Implementation Program; six Second Chance Act (SCA) Programs; Swift, Certain, and Fair (SCF) Sanctions Program; VOCA Victim Assistance Program; VOCA Victim Compensation Program; DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program; Solving Cold Cases Program; and Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent Program.


While a doctoral student at Mason, Dr. Pryce taught two undergraduate courses as a graduate teaching assistant, CRIM 210, Introduction to Criminology, and CRIM 495, Capstone in Criminology, Law and Society.


Dr. Pryce wrote his dissertation on procedural justice, legitimacy and cooperation with police, focusing on the attitudes of members of a community of Ghanaian immigrants. While in his final year at Mason, Dr. Pryce received a Dissertation Completion Grant from the Office of the Provost.

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