Professor Pruitt Talks to L.A. Times About Northern California Rural Youth Crisis
Professor Lisa R. Pruitt spoke to the Los Angeles Times for a Sept. 14 profile of a Modoc County high school student facing housing insecurity, among other challenges, and the larger crisis among young people in rural Northern California.
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. She is the recipient of the law school’s 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award.