PhD in Criminology, Law and Society

Daniel Pryce, 2014

Daniel Pryce

Dr. Daniel Pryce is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Old Dominion University. He serves as the Department’s Associate Chair. He is the author/co-author of more than 30 peer-reviewed journal articles. Dr. Pryce was previously at North Carolina Central University (NCCU), where he received the 2018 Chancellor’s Award for Research and the 2017 Dean’s Excellence in Research award. His primary research interests include policing and race, immigration, fear of crime and victimization, and research methods. 

Prior to joining NCCU, Dr. Pryce worked as a Senior Research Associate at Consulting Services & Research (CSR), Inc. in Arlington, Virginia. 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 (BJA), the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). 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: 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.