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News Posted on August 29, 2013

Professor Pruitt Presents at Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting

Professor Lisa R. Pruitt presented her paper "The Rural Lawscape: Space Tames Law Tames Space" at the Rural Sociological Society (RSS) meeting in New York City.  Professor Pruitt, who is the organization's outgoing co-chair of the Rural Studies Research Interest Group, was appointed incoming co-chair of the Gender Research Interest Group for RSS.

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.