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Lolita Buckner Inniss ’83

Lolita Buckner Inniss

Lolita Buckner Inniss is the senior associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law. Inniss received her undergraduate degree from Princeton and her law degree from University of California, Los Angeles. She also holds a master of laws with distinction and a doctorate in law from Osgoode Hall, York University, in Canada.

Her research addresses geographic, historic and visual norms of law, especially in the context of property, comparative constitutionalism, gender and race. She is the author of dozens of articles, essays and other writings, including her recent chapters on the metaphoric and material aspects of the transatlantic slave trade in “International Law’s Objects,” and on race, gender and property in “Feminist Judgements in International Law.”


Alumni Author Book Fair

Saturday, October 5

Drop-in fair highlighting published Black alumni and select faculty authors.

Aasha M. Abdill *15, Fathering from the Margins
Rahman Beckwith ’03, A Gift of Joy– 365 Love Poems for a Year of Spiritual Ecstasy
Ruha Benjamin, Race After Technology
Heather M. Butts ’94African American Medicine in Washington, D.C.: Healing the Capital During the Civil War Era
Chris Chambers ’82, The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir
Mario Depeine, Sr. ’85, Immanuel’s Bride and the Holy Spirit, Building a Whole New World
Tod G. Hamilton, Immigration and the Remaking of Black America
Ladee Hubbard ’93, The Talented Ribkins
Daryl Inniss ’83, Silicon Photonics: Fueling the Next Information Revolution
Lolita Buckner Inniss ’83, The Princeton Fugitive Slave: The Trials of James Collins Johnson
Franne McNeal ’82, Significant! From Frustrated to FranneTastic: Inspirational Stories for the Entrepreneurial Woman
Alexis Okeowo ’06, A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
Andre Perry ’00, Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now
Imani Perry, Breathe: A Letter to My Sons
Sarah Valentine *07, When I Was White: A Memoir
Wilton L. Virgo ’00, Quantum Mechanics in Everyday Life
Barbara Wallace ’80, Making Mandated Addiction Treatment Work
Brigitte White ’00, All-American, Making the Cut

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