Priscilla Herbison (1943-2022) served as a professor and the longtime director of the master's degree in human development program at St. Mary's University in Winona, Minnesota. In 1998 she received the George Christiansen Award for Excellence in Education from the university.

Herbison is the author of God Knows We Get Angry. She earned a law degree from the University of Minnesota and a master's degree in social work from the University of Illinois.