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News Posted on August 7, 2012

Professor Pruitt Speaks at Rural Sociological Society's Annual Meeting in Chicago

Professor Lisa R. Pruitt participated in the Rural Sociological Society's 75th Annual Meeting in Chicago July 25-29.  She took part in a panel discussion of "Place, Poverty and Termination of Parental Rights" and was the organizer of a roundtable entitled "Toward a Law and (Rural) Society Movement?"

Lisa R. Pruitt is a professor at UC Davis School of Law whose recent scholarship explores the legal relevance of rural spatiality, including how it inflects dimensions of gender, race, and ethnicity.  Pruitt's work also considers rural-urban difference in transnational and international contexts.