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News Posted on February 3, 2020

Professor Pruitt focuses on the housing crisis and rural Californians in policy brief

Professor Lisa R. Pruitt, writing with Zach Newman for the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research, notes that rural Californians need greater legal protections and access to legal aid to handle issues arising from the state’s housing crisis. Read the article.

Professor 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.