Professor Pruitt Elected Vice-President of Rural Sociological Society
Professor Lisa R. Pruitt has been elected Vice-President of the Rural Sociological Society (RSS). The RSS is a professional social science association that promotes the study of rural life through research and education. Pruitt's term runs from Summer 2017 to Summer 2018.
Lisa R. Pruitt, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor at UC Davis School of Law, is a scholar whose recent work 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.