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News Posted on November 15, 2012

Professor Pruitt Speaks at National Association of Women Judges Conference

Professor Lisa R. Pruitt participated in a panel on "Hidden Impact: the Unseen Consequences of the Economic Crisis" at the National Association of Women Judges conference on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in Miami. Professor Pruitt's presentation was entitled "Place Matters:  The Economic and Socio-Spatial Vulnerabilities of Rural Women and Families." Also on the panel were Christopher L. Peterson of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Emma Coleman Jordan of Georgetown University Law School.  

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.