Jessica Price joined the UO in September 2017. She came to the University of Oregon from UCLA, where she worked as the interim Title IX coordinator and special assistant to the vice chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at UCLA. Jessica also spent six years working as a staff attorney for the ACLU of Southern California, litigating cases related to disability rights, education equity, and arguing due process and First Amendment cases in state trial court, federal district court, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Before joining the ACLU, she clerked for the Honorable Eldon E. Fallon in US District Court in New Orleans and the Honorable Dorothy Nelson with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena.
Jessica holds a BA from Yale University, where she graduated with honors, and a JD from Harvard Law School, where she was editor and executive board member of the Civil Rights, Civil Liberties Law Review and a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Scholar. She has served as a violence prevention specialist with Peace Over Violence and as president of the board of directors for the Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund. She is fluent in Spanish, proficient in Portuguese, and is working on her Mandarin Chinese.
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