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.”