The “War on Poverty” was launched fifty years ago this January,
2014. To mark this event, the Center for Poverty Research
will be holding a conference from Thursday, January 9 – Friday,
January 10th, 2014 on the UC Davis Campus.
Lisa Pruitt’s areas of research include legal and policy
implications of income inequality along the rural-urban continuum
and legal aspects of declining mobility, with an emphasis on
diminishing access to higher education.